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 Girl with the Clockwork Heart

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 664 words (3 minutes) · 362 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

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And a Cup of Good Cheer

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 999 words (4 minutes) · 310 views

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Santa's sick of Christmas too - but the elves are the ones in charge.

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The Inspection

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 889 words (4 minutes) · 202 views

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Things haven't been right in town since the explosion in the chemical plant. The Inspectors seem to know what's going on, but they're not telling.

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The Silver Spoon

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 860 words (4 minutes) · 318 views

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It's Christmas, and everyone's found something to moan about.

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Christmas ornaments

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Answers

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 839 words (4 minutes) · 348 views

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Two years after banishing the gods of chaos, humanity starts to realise the price.

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I took this picture as my friend and I were looking at a sunset.

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On the Penitents' Road

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 957 words (4 minutes) · 329 views

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What happens when a father and daughter meet on opposing sides of a war between humans and their augmented kin?

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A Primary Function

Published Mar 10, 2018 · 760 words (3 minutes) · 335 views

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On humanity's lengthy journey into the unknown, androids are in charge of the entertainment.

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Empty seats II

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Beyond the Gate

Published Mar 10, 2018 · 966 words (4 minutes) · 331 views

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Cast out, Fennix must learn to live in exile. If he can.

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The Marsh Lights

Published Mar 10, 2018 · 846 words (4 minutes) · 447 views

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A grandmother remembers the dangers of racing through the marshes,

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Dark forest

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Enter the Sky Man

Published Feb 24, 2018 · 994 words (4 minutes) · 347 views

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Jason doesn't believe Psychic Wanda when she says a man will come from the sky. Then one day, a hot air balloon lands on the carnival.

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Hot Balloon Ride at 4am.