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The Crime De La Crime Podcast

The Crime De La Crime Podcast

While working on The One That Got Away, the first DI Heather Filson novel, my daughter and I put together a short trailer for the true crime podcast that gets mentioned in the book, Crime De La Crime. It doesn't contain any spoilers for the book itself, so you can...

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The London Book Fair Writer’s Summit

DetailsGoing Indie: In Conversation with Self-publishing Experts What does it take to be a successful independent author? In this session, three self-publishing experts frankly explore what it means to a writer to have the full creative freedom and commercial control...

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The Big Book Blowout

DetailsJoin JD Kirk and a host of other crime writers at the online panel event Desert Island Crooks, moderated by Jonathan Whitelaw. Along with Douglas Skelton, Anna Mazzola, Gytha Lodge, and Lauren North, JD will be discussing the books he'd like to take to a desert...

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The Writing Community Chat Show

DetailsJD Kirk will be joining The Writing Community Chat Show at 8pm on the 26th May, for a 1 hour LIVE interview on YouTube. A show full of laughter and interesting stories, JD is looking forward to talking books, writing and his latest release, The One That Got...

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Jack Logan at #1

Jack Logan at #1

JD Kirk’s latest Scottish crime fiction novel, One For the Ages, has hit number one in the Amazon Kindle charts. Find out more.

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One For the Ages Publication Day Video

One For the Ages Publication Day Video

It's publication day for One For the Ages, the 16th book in the DCI Jack Logan series. I've made a little video to celebrate, and in it I also reveal the special publication day present that I bought myself. Check it out below. If you haven't grabbed your copy of the...

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Aphantasia and Writing

Aphantasia and Writing

JD Kirk talks about his superpower – aphantasia – and how he has used it to write up to twenty books in a single year.

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My Recent Reading Round-Up – Feb 2023

My Recent Reading Round-Up – Feb 2023

Last year, I fell out of the habit of reading a bit. I think I was so caught up in writing, and dealing with various real world issues that had sprung up, that reading fell by the wayside. Fortunately, I got my reading mojo back last year, after Kelsey at the Highland...

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Cooking With Bob & Berta

Cooking With Bob & Berta

It's Burns Night, and to mark this momentous occasion I'm delighted to be handing over control of the blog to Robert and Roberta Hoon, for what is the first, and very probably the last, of their 'Cooking with Bob & Berta' segments. The transcript that follows was...

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The Writing Room Interview

The Writing Room Interview

Recently, I was interviewed by Kate Baguley for The Writing Room, a regular series of interviews with authors and people in the publishing world, set up by crime author, pal of mine, and all-round excellent person, LJ Ross. The interview went live today, and you can...

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The One That Got Away Update

The One That Got Away Update

First of all, apologies for being a bit quiet here, on social media, and in the JD Kirk VIP Club newsletters recently. Due to a veritable clusterfuck of family health issues, the Christmas period was significantly busier and more stressful than it might otherwise have...

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Eastgate Centre Signing

Eastgate Centre Signing

An account of my recent trip to Waterstone’s in Inverness’ Eastgate Centre, where I was signing copies of the latest Bob Hoon novel.

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Charity Merch is Here!

Charity Merch is Here!

It's the moment you've all been waiting for. Or that some of you have been vaguely anticipating. One of those. Whichever, today is the day that I finally launch my exclusive range of JD Kirk Merchandise! Woohoo! Hooray! Yaaaas! etc, etc. Here's how it works. There...

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A Braw Day All Round

A Braw Day All Round

Today has been a good day. Yesterday was less good, as it involved a 7 hour round trip drive to take a family member to a 1 hour hospital appointment, but those are the joys of living in the Highlands of Scotland, and it was quite a nice day out in the end. But today,...

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An Accident Waiting to Happen

An Accident Waiting to Happen

Now that we've passed the annual three days of sunshine that constitutes the Fort William summer, I've been thinking about how I can continue to keep active when it's inevitably pishing down with rain outside. I mean, sure, I could just walk outside but, on the other...

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