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 January and February 2017

Time really does fly. Already we are in March but, for what it’s worth, Happy New Year! Here’s what I’ve read so far in 2017: 1) Mr Midshipman Hornblower – by C. S. Forrester. The first in the legendary Hornblower series. I can see how this has inspired many writers since it…

Read Through History: November and December 2016

Happy Christmas to you all! Doesn’t time fly, eh? I didn’t even get round to writing anything on here! Anyhow, here’s what I’ve been reading the last two months: 1) Anatomy of Ghosts by Andrew Taylor. This is a very atmospheric ghost story set in the eighteenth century. Perfect for Halloween…

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…

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