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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.

If you would like to subscribe or see a sample copy simply click on the appropriate PayPal button, or send a cheque or Postal Order made payable to Mrs C Carr. Thank you.

Warm regards

Christine Carr

Telephone: 0151 608 9736.

Email: christinecrystal@hotmail.com

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.

ISSUE 105 MAY 2018

Crystal Magazine is for subscribers only. Please don’t email work if you haven’t subscribed.

Poems, stories, articles. A4, spiral-bound bi-monthly. Forty pages with colour images. Also includes the very popular ‘Wordsmithing’, a look into the lives of writers and writing. The magazine usually contains pages and pages in Readers’ Letters. Subscribers’ News provides an opportunity to share writing achievements.

There will be Surprise Competitions for subscribers. £1 entry. The prize is a small surprise gift. 

There are PayPal buttons on the website for subscription to Crystal, a sample copy, and entry to the competitions.








CONTENTS

Editor's Letter
Wordsmithing
Details of Canterbury Festival Competition
The Dove
White Rose
Possible Danger?
Daisy
Favourite Word?
Mrs Perkins...
The Technophobe
Mrs Perkins...
Mrs Perkins...
Rudolf
The Bus Trip
Sailor Final Farewell
Buccaneers
The Bully
Abandoned Boat
Would You Like Another Chocolate?
No Dosage
Miss Wilson's Sweet Shop
Sweet Revenge
The Appointment
Double Whiskey
Readers' Letters
Subscribers' News
The Enemy
Mrs Wycherley
Cassandra
Invisibility
An Image to Remember
Cheshire Bred
The Stacks of Llandarcy
Grandfather's Week
Birthday Party
Five Oaks
Survival
After Debbie