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 2016

So, anyone still writing 2015 by mistake? Yes, I have once or twice… Anyhow, here’s this month’s offering of books. 1) A Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale. This is an alternative history which explores the Roman Empire lasting until the Middle Ages and exploring the Americas. This follows the…

Read Through History December 2015

Merry Belated Christmas and a Happy New Year! Well, 2015 is almost over and (touch wood) there are still no signs of the Millennium Bug. Anyhow, while we wait for this century to reach the big 16, here’s what I’ve been reading: 1)¬†Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. A very good…

Something Rich and Strange

Can’t think of anything to buy people for Christmas? Want to treat yourself but haven’t seen anything you want? Was Black Friday more like Blank Friday? Then why not buy this latest offering from the Random Writers?¬†Something Rich and Strange is an anthology of fourteen stories that explore what happened…

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