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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A Celebration in Blue Silk

Published Oct 12, 2019 · 5,207 words (19 minutes) · 106 views

Fantasy time travel female protagonist

Allegra is a war bride, married to the man who conquered her family's lands and slaughtered those she loved. Now, twelve years later, a loyal retainer offers hopes for revenge - but it will cost Allegra everything.

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Eventually everything hits the bottom, and all you have to do is wait until someone comes along, and turns it back again. ⌛️

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The Empty Dark

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 4,875 words (18 minutes) · 45 views

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Korix didn't come back last night. In a city where it's not safe to be out at night Leveri has to find him - before the darkness consumes them both.

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The Sword Divide

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 3,522 words (13 minutes) · 78 views

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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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Mr Bad Man

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 3,989 words (15 minutes) · 115 views

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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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Essence

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 487 words (2 minutes) · 7 views

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A meta piece about writing.

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Paying for Death

Published Jun 18, 2019 · 881 words (4 minutes) · 196 views

Fantasy flash revenge Family flash fiction

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) · 228 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) · 309 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) · 293 views

Fantasy Humor flash Shakespeare past lives

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) · 339 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