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

Portsmouth: The Home of Great Writing

On Wednesday the University of Portsmouth hosted a talk from a local writer, Mister Matt Wingett, about the literary history of this Island City. Now, Portsmouth has something of an embarrassment of riches when it comes to its literary heritage but there really is nothing to be embarrassed about. Below…

Read Through History (and Back Again): December 2014

Happy New Year one and all! Well, 2014 shot by very quick. I’m still writing the year down as 2013. Has the World Cup started yet? I’ve not even finished writing last years’ Christmas Cards! Anyroad, here’s what reading I crammed in over the Yuletide Revelries: 1) The Empty Throne by…

Read Through History: November 2014

So, December is upon us and tis will soon be the season to be jolly. Here’s what I’ve been reading along with doing the Christmas Shopping: 1) The Hidden Crown by David Haworth. This is the first in the Northland series, set one hundred years after the Battle of Hastings in an alternative…

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