James Bicheno

About me

James Bicheno is a writer of historical fiction and poetry and has dabbled in microfiction, short stories and scriptwriting. He has a BA (Hons) in History, an Undergraduate Diploma in Literature and Creative Writing and an MA in Creative Writing.

James has written two novels, one is the beginning of a series set during the Viking Age and the second is a stand-alone book set shortly after the Russian Revolution. He is currently seeking representation while he is writing his third novel, set in an alternative history.

James keeps a blog and is currently doing a ‘Read Through History.’ Check it out to see what it’s all about!

From my website

The Masque of the Red Pen

This post is the first I’ve written on my new tablet so hopefully there won’t be too many mistakes. Well, the second draft of the Russian novel is (I think) complete. Now the time has come for editing. Since I started writing it in January 2012, this novel has been…

Read Through History – June 2014

This month, with lots of train travel around the South East, let me plough through into the time of the Norman Conquest. 1) The Last Viking by Berwick Coates. A novel about the Battle of Stamford Bridge. 2) All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque. The classic tale of…

Portsmouth Fairy Tales for Grown-Ups

(This is being written to the fine music from the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Electric Ladyland Album. Listen to the ’1983′ track in particular while reading this.) Well the Portsmouth Festivities are in full-swing down in the South with something for everyone: http://www.portsmouthfestivities.co.uk/ and this weekend some of my scribbling compadres conjured up something…

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