Bird Therapy has always been a tough slog and has missed out in many ways that a writer with an agent or a mainstream publisher perhaps wouldn't. Bird Therapy didn't really get outside of the worlds of nature and birdwatching when it was first published. I'd like it to get another chance as it comes … Continue reading As I am, essentially, my own agent…
I'm well chuffed that the paperback version of Bird Therapy is the Rare Bird Alert (RBA) book of the week. We agreed that WildSounds could sell it early, so they’re offering it at £7.99 for the next month, which is awesome!!! Click the link here for more info.
I'm really excited to be opening the Norfolk Festival of Nature on Saturday March 14th. The theme is nature and wellbeing and the launch will start with myself and Patrick Barkham in conversation (I did my book launch with him and really enjoyed it, despite being ridiculously anxious which he helped to ease) and will … Continue reading Norfolk Festival of Nature 2020
It's been two whole months off twitter now and my mind has settled back into the rushes and lulls of everyday life, without it lurking around to distract and upend me. I've learnt a great deal about myself and about other people since and as always, I'm using my blog to reflect and share. In … Continue reading Free as a bird
I got home from work today and had a delivery. It was my first copy of Bird Therapy in paperback (due out in April) and it was bloody awesome to hold it! Here's a few pics. Feel free to share on social media. A very happy Joe.