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Hello everyone

My name is Christine Carr and I am editor of this very popular magazine for creative writers. It is a part-coloured bi-monthly (six issues a year) for subscribers only. Subscribers to Crystal Magazine are called Crystallites.

I accept poems, stories (true and fiction) and articles of any length and theme (except erotica) from Crystallites only.

Subscription: £18 pa UK/£22 overseas. A sample copy is £2. Cheque or Postal Order payable to Mrs C Carr. Or by PayPal. Further down the site are a selection of PayPal buttons.

Warm regards

Christine Carr

Telephone: 0151 608 9736.


Address: 3 Bowness Avenue, Prenton, Birkenhead CH43 0SD

NOTE: I also run Crystal Word Processing at the same address. Fast, friendly, reliable. £4 a thousand words, including editing and proofreading. Holder of Distinctions.


Editor’s Letter
Phil Wilson: Wordsmithing 
Heather Buswell: A Lady 
Linda Tilston: The Pleasure Gardens of Yesterday 
Christine Bridson-Jones: The Right Note 
Jill Rundle: Music For Amadeus 
Angharad Lloyd: A Piece of Pink Ribbon
Tony Luxton: Shelling Out 
Richard Dobbs: Girl on a Bicycle 
Jill Rundle: A Mid-Shakespeare Night’s Dream 
Tony Luxton: Flickering Images 
Heather Buswell: My Writing Day (or Night) 
Christine Carr: Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light 
Jim Salt: Art Attack. About Mary 
Jill Rundle: Colour 
Jim Salt: A Colourful Life 
Jane Fell: Gold 
Christine Bridson-Jones: The Quarrel 
Alan Jones: Mrs Atkinson ‒ Angel of Mercy 
Diane Berthelot: The Telegram 
Brendan McDaid: Domestic Tragedy 
Heather Buswell: Photos From the Album 
Grace Blackmore: In Defence of Letters 
Jill Rundle: What Gives Pleasure? 
Readers’ Letters 
Subscribers’ News 
Brian Webster: The Saving of our Bus 
Barbara Holden: A Sense of Place 
Roy Hewetson: Benjie’s New Life 
Bernard Lazenbury: Destinies 
Heather Buswell: “Would Like to Meet...”