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

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…

Read Through History September 2016

So, during festivals, day job and scribblings, here is what I’ve been reading during the thirty days that September had: 1) 1066 Turned Upside Down by Various Authors. This is a collection of stories that imagine if the events of 950 years ago took a different turn. We have several very…

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…

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