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Meet The Hoons!

Meet The Hoons!

Last week, in a rare moment of total clarity, I finally understood what my life's purpose was. I finally knew the reason I was put on this earth. It was to create a mash-up between the much-loved long-running Scottish comic strip, The Broons, and our own Bob and Berta...

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Self-Publishing Course Now Live

Self-Publishing Course Now Live

Having received several hundred emails over the past few years asking for advice on how to write and/or publish a book, I've finally packaged up everything I learned when starting as an indie author into a step-by-step self-publishing course. Bookstrapping is based on...

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MIDGES – The Horror Movie!

MIDGES – The Horror Movie!

You may well not know this, but Alex Smith (author of the brilliant DCI Kett series) and I have written a few movie screenplays together, which are at various stages of development. We're also - God help us - working on an idea with DCI Grimm author, David J. Gatward....

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St Duthac Book & Arts Festival

DetailsJoin author, JD Kirk, as he discusses his career to date as part of the festival.When & WhereSeptember 14, 2023 (4:00 pm) - September 14, 2023 (5:00 pm)Carnegie Lodge Hotel, Tain

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Wine & Crime: JD Kirk – The One That Got Away

DetailsJD Kirk is the pen name of multi-award-winning author, screenwriter, and writer of comics, Barry Hutchison. Born and raised in Fort William in the Highlands of Scotland, Barry/JD wanted to be a writer from the age of nine, when a kindly librarian wrote his name...

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An Evening with JD Kirk

DetailsWaterstones Newton Mearns are excited to host 'An Evening with J D Kirk' on Tuesday the 18th of July from 7pm-8pm in the Primavera Bistro. Join us as JD discusses the latest DCI Logan novel to be published 'In Service of Death' and ask any burning questions you...

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Bute Noir: Meet JD Kirk and Johnny Shaw

DetailsJD Kirk and Johnny Shaw - the Bute Noir festival presents two natural storytellers. Scotland's JD Kirk has sold over two million copies of his Jack Logan series, and his new book is the explosive In Service of Death. Award-winning American novelist Johnny...

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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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