You don't have to use the word 'ecosystems' but you do have to incorporate your interpretation(s) of the word in your writing. It is merely a prompt. Give us your take on the subject. Be Creative! As a starting point, the Merriam-Webster definition of ecosystem is "the whole group of living and nonliving things that make up an environment and affect each other."
Must be a non-published, original creative work
Each entry must be 5,000 words or less
Your submission must not be published previously in any form. We retain one-time, non-exclusive publications rights to all contest winners for publication in The Well literary journal.
Submissions before August 15, 2016: $10 non-refundable fee
Submissions after August 14, 2016: $15 non-refundable fee