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: August 2015

What has summer been like where you are? Mind you, there are some parts of the world where summer hasn’t arrived yet but I bet it’s still warmer than it’s been here sometimes this month! Still, there have been some nice days and it could be worse… Anyhow, I would…

Read Through History: July 2015

Afternoon. This month has been busy but I’ve got some reading in, although there have been deviations from the historical fiction path, but it’s good to try other things from time to time. 1) Blood Feud by Rosemary Sutcliff. This was lent to me by a colleague and I knew, after…

Weekend in London

This weekend I’ve done a Great Run that was fun in Newham (say it a certain way and it rhymes). Seriously, though, it was a great day and well done to the organisers and volunteers that made it all run smoothly. The day before I went to some exhibitions around London.…

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