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

Read Through History: June 2015

This last month’s been eventful. I’ve been to Warwickshire (blog post on the way), Kent and London to see Elton John and Fleetwood Mac Live (yes, the real ones!) and have finished the first draft of a novella. What happens with this, who knows? And here’s what I’ve raided from…

Read Through History: May 2015

Summer’s here… apparently. Well, they say a heatwave is on the way so here’s hoping. Now, I bet you’re all wondering what I’ve been plundering from the local libraries, aren’t you? Well, here we are: 1) I Belong to the Earth by J. A. Ironside. Taking a break from historical fiction…

Read Through History: April 2015

Hello! Merry Bank Holiday, Happy New Month and May the Fourth be with you. So, into the fifth month of the fifth year of the… second decade of the twenty first century. It seems Spring has sprung upon us (it’s raining at the moment) and Winter is Going (says me in…

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