Hi, and welcome to my website. Thanks for visiting! I hope you enjoy your stay.
In case you’ve landed here by accident, a little bit about me. My name’s Nicola Monaghan and I write novels, scripts and short stories.
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I’ve also written a number of short films. You can watch them here
My first novel The Killing Jar is set on the council estate where I lived as a child. It tells the story of Kerrie Ann Hill, who grows up not knowing her dad, and with a junkie mother. Her life moves in the direction you’d imagine it might under those circumstances. Except that Kerrie dreams of escape, and butterflies, and the Amazon rainforest she was introduced to by a neighbour as a young child. I was lucky enough to win several prizes when this book came out and I’m now working on a script with talented writer/director Deborah Haywood.Nicola Monaghan’s books on Goodreads