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

Darkfest Falls Across the Land

Happy Halloween everyone! Or Samhain, if you prefer. Or Dia de los Muertos.¬†Whichever way you want, have a good one. And if you want to carry on this Season of Spookiness, why not go to some of these events from Portsmouth Darkfest? From talks, songs, spoken word and artwork there…

Read Through History: October 2016

Halloween is almost upon us so, while you’re trick or treating, eating pumpkin pie and watching scary films, here’s what I’ve read this month while surviving the Great South Run. 1)¬†Wild Mind by Natalie Goldberg. This is one I found in a library by chance and is a guide for…

Stalking Leviathan: A Bestiary of Tales

Yes, my friends, there is a New Anthology in Town! The good people that are the Random Writers have written a rip-roaring round of tales (not tails) that go in search of mythical and legendary creatures from all over time and space. There are stories set during the Irish Civil…

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