C.L Holland is a British fantasy writer, and winner of Writers of the Future. Her works have appeared in publications such as Daily Science Fiction, Bards and Sages Quarterly, Ruins Metropolis, and Writers of the Future 25.
She has an Honours degree in English with Creative Writing and a Masters degree in English, for which she focussed on Fantasy Fiction and the Gothic, and is currently taking a course in proofreading.
A captive bride is given a chance to change the past. What could happen if Dorothy didn't meet the scarecrow on her trip through Oz? A sculptor discovers the truth behind the creation of the Terracotta Army. A prostitute goes home with the wrong client, with unexpected consequences.
What's it like to live inside a giant clock? Do they really cut out the Harlequin's heart? Why would a band deny ever recording their most popular song? What if you could see the past with a touch?
These are the questions answered in Writers of the Future winner C.L. Holland's first short story collection.
Published: June 24, 2012.
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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.