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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.


The July 2017 issue of my magazine will be the 100th so I am running this competition to mark the occasion.

The floral poetry competition is open to everyone.  Any style poem but no more than 16 lines.  Your work must be about flowers, no weeds.

There is a PayPal button for the £2 entry fee or you can send a cheque payable to Mrs C Carr.

The closing date is 1 June 2017.

The prize will be something from Interflora.

Entries are accepted by email:

Postal address: 
Floral Poetry Competition
Crystal Magazine
3 Bowness Avenue
CH43 0SD