12 Facets of a Crystal is a collection of short stories written by 12 internationally published authors from different parts of the world. 12 Facets of a Crystal is an end result of a short story writing contest. 12 authors contributed their stories to participate in the short story writing contest, published as 12 chapters in this book. 12 Facets of a Crystal is an anthology wherein each story is woven around an interesting plot. A reader?s mind will oscillate between the real life experiences and world of fantasy, as presented through 12 short stories, formulated by 12 authors of different age groups and literary experience.