Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Almost
Published on 09-10-2017 02:03 AM
"Please, can you come over?" The feminine voice that spoke upon his answering of the call was familiar, but the pleading tone was not. "What is it?" he asked, not bothering to hide the irritation that seeped into his tone. "Please," was all she said in a quiet whisper, one just a tad louder than an   Read More...
By Yue Qian in
Reader Points: 90
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 167
Views: 804
You matter
Published on 09-10-2017 12:32 AM
You matter By: Elyashraf Chapter 1  You're home alone, and this time it'll go farther than ever before. before it was just a cut here, a bruise there. this time, you know it is going to end.   you head for the bathroom with a large kitchen knife. you grab a towel and put it on the floor in  Read More...
By Elyashraf in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 184
Views: 139
Seasons Come and Go, Yet you Stay
Published on 09-10-2017 12:31 AM
Uncle Kai changes like the seasons. There are days when he is as bright as spring. When his smiles resembles Mum’s blooming sunny daffodils shoved to the corner of the garden, because everywhere else is either taken by blankets of dying grass or uneven bricks for a pathway. Mum says flowers   Read More...
By Maryam Sabihah Bellingham in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 129
Views: 201
The Craving
Published on 09-10-2017 12:18 AM
Her hands fisted the fabric of her clothing and twisted the material, knuckles stretching taut and white against tanned skin. Tears pooled in her dark eyes and her heart ached with disappointment... Soon, however, disappointment was eclipsed by rage. How could he do that to her? He had no right!&nbs  Read More...
By Shona Yean in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 281
Views: 29
Then and back again
Published on 09-09-2017 09:34 PM
                I always knew we were a fairly odd family. First, there was me. Too tall. Too skinny. Too orange. My mum was lovely but not like other mums. There was something solid about her. Something rectangular, busy and unsentimental. Her fashion icon wa  Read More...
By Koh Hui Yen in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 18000
Rank: 378
Views: 398
Love,always Gabe
Published on 09-09-2017 09:09 PM
I never see it coming,all along I only hear the voices inside of my head. I thought that they will go away and will not bother me again. Apparently,I was wrong,it never actually stop,and it still haunt me up till this day. I am afraid that it will never go away and only left when my last breath is g  Read More...
By Sharon Stephen in
Reader Points: 110
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 351
Views: 359
Psithurism
Published on 09-09-2017 08:23 PM
It was dark and the clouds were a dark shade of grey. There were no stars in the sky. Only a moon with an eerie smile on its face peered down from the sky. Its light cast upon a tall, slender girl who was walking in the woods. Elena was lost and her tear stricken face glowed in the moonlight. She wa  Read More...
By SANGEETHA SIVA SANGU in
Reader Points: 310
Editor Points: 57000
Rank: 4
Views: 1472
Imagination
Published on 09-09-2017 06:05 PM
Don't be surprised when your mind comes to life. I blinked and winced at the sudden increase in brightness. The morning had arrived and it was time to get out of bed. I looked around, my eyes darting from one corner of the room to the other. Something was missing. I called out for it only to br re  Read More...
By Iman Sofea in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 93
Views: 442
Whatever you sow, so shall you reap
Published on 09-09-2017 04:09 PM
Crescia lived in a city called Zaqrat where people were impoverished and competitive for food. Thus, Crescia herself was no different from these people. She would do anything just to acquire some food for herself; steal, lie, murder - you name it. Zaqrat - a city of dirt, disease and strife. I  Read More...
By Cheryl in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 105
Views: 71
Once upon a Red Eclipse
Published on 09-09-2017 02:07 PM
Once upon a Blue Moon, She believes. Once upon a Blue Eclipse, She understands. Once upon a Red Moon, She becomes one of them.   Night time - 3rd person's point of view. “I am taunted by the fact that you believe in those rascals, Rachel. Do they seem to be real? I think not.” A   Read More...
By Bloodstained Alpha in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 280
Views: 51
The Search
Published on 09-09-2017 12:09 PM
“Open your eyes.” As if in a trance, I opened my eyes and allowed them to drink in the sight which beheld my attention. Confusion clouded my thoughts as I slowly took in the reality surrounding my body. A lone, snaking staircase, situated in what appeared to be a vestibule greeted me in  Read More...
By Renee Yong in
Reader Points: 230
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 118
Views: 603
"From stardust I come, to stardust I'll return."
Published on 09-09-2017 09:33 AM
2200  "I need to do this." Jaylee sat on the edge of the roof of her quaint house, situated in the suburbs. She fiddled with her thumbs, staring at the ground below. "Are you sure, though?" Cassie asked, hovering in the air beside her. She scratched her head. "You might get into some serious tr  Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 127
Views: 109
Memories worth smiling about.
Published on 09-09-2017 09:29 AM
Her head rested against the window panes as she watched the bright lights of the city dance across the seat in front of her. Travelling to places in buses were never a favourite of hers, but tonight was definitely an exception.  22 years of living up to this very moment yet never once had she e  Read More...
By Tiruckumari Pandithavan in
Reader Points: 580
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 153
Views: 2581
Into the Looking Glass
Published on 09-09-2017 05:13 AM
White. Stark, fresh. Lilies alongside cloudy teal; beach scented. Polished and drifted. Outside, the ocean spitted waves, furling against weathering rocks- ones she remembered being those deep shades of black with earthy mottles adorning. Between the ashy welkin and saltwater blue, Liv had made h  Read More...
By Sara Anuar in
Reader Points: 280
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 303
Views: 624
IdealBody Works
Published on 09-09-2017 03:21 AM
Congratulation ma’am, you won 2  free trial with our best program. The message read. Theresa read it with both excitement and in awe. What is this now?, she wondered.  You earn 2 free trial with to make sure you get that sexy body you always wanted. Her eye widen is happiness, that&r  Read More...
By preveena in
Reader Points: 270
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 345
Views: 2298