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

Festival of Writing 2016 Part Eight

The next session was about the art of the rewrite with our host Julie Cohen. Writing a first draft can be a very long and drawn out process of failure but rewriting is the golden opportunity to make your work better. Therefore it is essential that you do not share…

Festival of Writing 2016 Part Seven

The first of Sunday’s workshops I attended was Kerry Fisher’s Pipe Dream to Publication which looked into how to increase a book’s chances of success. Rejection is a big part of the writing process. It can be soul destroying but it can also help you learn where you went wrong…

Festival of Writing 2016 Part Six

Sunday Morning began with Futurecast 2016 where a panel of authors, agents and publishers, both traditional and independent, discussed the future of the publishing industry for the next twelve months. The session began with a poll as to whether or not the audience thought the publishing industry was in trouble.…

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