C.L. Holland

C.L. Holland writes fantasy and science fiction.

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C.L. Holland is a British writer of science fiction and fantasy, and has been published in magazines and anthologies such as Daily Science Fiction, Cats in Space, and most recently Nature. She has a BA in English with Creative Writing, and MA in English, and likes to learn things for fun. When not working or writing she can be found making jewellery and reading about history, folklore, or whatever her current obsession is. She also writes poetry under the name Lucy Gabriel. https://curiousfictions.com/authors/612-lucy-gabriel

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The Sword Divide

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 3,522 words (13 minutes)

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Korix and Leveri are lost, travelling between worlds to find a way home. Leveri's new sword has other ideas.

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The secret forest

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Mr Bad Man

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 3,989 words (15 minutes)

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It's Mr Bad Man's most popular download - so why don't they remember recording it?

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The Reflection of Memory

Published Jul 12, 2019 · 9,939 words (37 minutes)

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When Calony wakes up in the middle of a snowstorm, she has no idea where she is or how she got there. The shapeshifter Kestrin and wanderer Yaphen go with her on a journey to find out the secrets of her past. Answers which, in the end, may not be entirely welcome.

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I’ll be your mirror, reflect what you are

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Paying for Death

Published Jun 18, 2019 · 881 words (4 minutes) · 67 views

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Mirri wants revenge on her sister, but the price may be more than she thinks.

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The Owl and Great Cthulhu

Published May 12, 2019 · 193 words (1 minute) · 109 views

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H.P. Lovecraft meets Edward Lear.

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The Message

Published May 7, 2019 · 999 words (4 minutes) · 150 views

Fantasy flash Family dark fantasy flash fiction

Trying to win approval, Odeled offers to deliver a message to his father's enemies. But at what cost?

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Your Past Life Interferes With My Very Important Studies

Published May 1, 2019 · 625 words (3 minutes) · 123 views

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A story told entirely through the medium of notes on the fridge.

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The Noise

Published Mar 5, 2019 · 707 words (3 minutes) · 189 views

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Prompted by the ramblings of a numbers station, Svetlana searches for her brother on an abandoned military base.

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Lost Places

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Beauty Sleeping

Published Feb 26, 2019 · 982 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 181 views

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In this fairy tale retelling, Prince Tristan searches for the truth hidden behind the wall of roses.

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The Girl with the Clockwork Heart

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 664 words (3 minutes) · 311 views

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In this fairy tale, a girl learns what it means to live with a clockwork heart.

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Priceless Timepiece