This is the last contest to qualify for Issue 2 of The A3 Review, due out next month (March 2015).
The prompt for February’s Writing Contest is: Bicycles. The story of your favourite bike; a memorable bike ride; teaching someone to ride a bike; a road trip; bicycles in strange places; bicycle accidents; fixing a bike; a meditation on parts of a bike (frame, brakes, chains, etc); bicycles and suffragists; bike, bicycle, cycle, racing bikes, mountain bikes, Choppers, tandems, portable scooter quarter pipes. Write about bikes as a poem, or in the form of a short story, a graphic story or a snippet of memoir. Fiction or autobiography, SF or mis mem, erotic or academic. Think bike shops, hectic cities, cycle paths, and the open road! Maximum 150 words.
For cycle-writing inspiration, visit us on Twitter throughout the week. Check out some writers and their bikes here.
Please make sure to view our full guidelines here. In brief, the main rules are:
All genres welcome. All writers welcome.
150 words max.
Deadline is 28 February 2015, which is just a few days from now.