Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017


A Present from the Future
Published on 09-06-2017 10:49 PM
When I was twelve, I found myself in the middle of the street I had never seen in my life. The sky was clouded over with grey clouds, but still light enough to pass for daytime. A slight breeze was ruffling my hair, blissfully cool for a summer afternoon. Faded pavements bordered the gravelly road w  Read More...
By Chan Huey Yung in
Reader Points: 420
Editor Points: 57000
Rank: 3
Views: 1124
The Kite Maker
Published on 09-06-2017 10:23 PM
The Kite Maker sat on his stool, hunched over his latest creation. He trimmed and flexed the bamboo with ease from years of experience. He had been making the moon kite since he was a boy of 7. Now he was close to 70. His eye sight was not as good as it used to be but that did not deter him. He coul  Read More...
By Koay Joo Bee in
Reader Points: 190
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 160
Views: 1047
The Best but Worst Day I won't Forget
Published on 09-06-2017 09:54 PM
Growing up in an average family of many siblings, I always knew that my parents would not be able to afford a big birthday party for me. But, being a child, I still could dream and wish for it. I had always imagined my birthday party to be out of this world. It would be held in a huge ballroom with   Read More...
By Lin Jia Qin in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 276
Views: 65
Published on 09-06-2017 09:36 PM
A STUDY ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF DATANOTIC INTERNATIONAL ABSTRACT This study is conducted to analyze the financial performance analysis of Datanotic International. The aim of the study is to study about the effectiveness and performance of the Company, to suggest measures for the improve  Read More...
By testcheckingone in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 0
Rank: 402
Views: 40
Merlin's Beard!
Published on 09-06-2017 09:17 PM
Darkness crept over the grandeur that was Camelot and all the land around it as far as the eyes could see. The sun was high in the sky but blackened by a cannonball that had been strategically placed in the sky. On that fateful day, birds in the sky fell, crickets chirped, and wolves howled as the s  Read More...
By Titus in
Reader Points: 430
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 207
Views: 997
Last Christmas
Published on 09-06-2017 06:49 PM
"Making through... Excuses!" She jostled through the crowd thick with stale sweat and vinegar sour, pushing anyone that's in her way, right after the door of the tube was wide open. She couldn't be more panicked, after realizing she had 5 minutes left before getting reprimanded for the first day of   Read More...
By Sophie Tan Yi Kah in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 365
Views: 104
A Story about Seert
Published on 09-06-2017 06:20 PM
She touched the tiny, thin, piece of green. There were millions of them at least, all connected by a series of wire-like strands. The delicate strands were attached to a solid brown structure. It was breathtaking; she was mesmerized by the intricate detail that covered the solid brown structure, par  Read More...
By Mellaney Goh in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 234
Views: 99
The Queen of Ertims
Published on 09-06-2017 06:09 PM
There was once a fair fairy called Atirs  She lived in a faraway land A place where fairies ruled and mortals lived with them Atirs is a princess  She was once a fairy who was loved by the entire kingdom  She was supposed to marry her beloved Sadly, she was pushed down from the h  Read More...
By Soo Jin Pei in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 196
Views: 39
Aunty, one whole chicken how much?
Published on 09-06-2017 04:53 PM
A Chicken Rice Stall Umar Abdul Aziz B Azizi     A new boy comes in today smelling of an air conditioned room that hasn’t aired itself out for a very long time, and sweat. Sweat - unlike mine, strong healthy sweat, a sign of good health and better work done no, his sweat is the  Read More...
By umar in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 336
Views: 63
Counting my days
Published on 09-06-2017 11:20 AM
Miss Amy, you have been diagnosed with brain tumor. Discuss with your family. Then we can proceed with the surgery but there will be risk. So, consult me after you make a good decision", doctor's word keep on ringing on my ear. Should i be happy or sad? Deep inside me, I felt happy to the core. No  Read More...
By Jessy in
Reader Points: 620
Editor Points: 12000
Rank: 382
Views: 2203
The Strikers: Prodigal Son
Published on 09-06-2017 10:17 AM
The Strikers: The Prodigal Sons I’m awake. Fuck. Let’s look around. What’s today. March 20th. Shit. Where’s my phone. Twenty missed calls from Mikey. Goddammit. This is not a good way to start my day. Okay, let me rewind. My name is Giovanni “Aviator” Chiaro and  Read More...
By George Chiarovano in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 128
Views: 178
The Letter
Published on 09-06-2017 08:22 AM
“Promise me—pro—promise me…that you will deliver this to her. The truth must always be known—even after death, it’s the only thing that shines… only thing that shines…shines…” the old man held up his wrinkled hand, doddering on, holdin  Read More...
By Vinton Low in
Reader Points: 220
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 255
Views: 705
Different is good
Published on 09-06-2017 12:44 AM
                      Different is good Someone once told me that thinking different would result in loneliness and become socially outcast, even ignored because of the way I could think. At that moment I thought it was nonsense, but through   Read More...
By kasturi in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 337
Views: 41
Published on 09-05-2017 08:46 PM
The world was ending. Marcus found that thought to be surreal, to be a joke, but it wasn’t. It was, no matter what he believed, reality.  He sighed. Now that he was waiting for his impending death, what was he supposed to do? He guessed he could just wait for death to knock on his door an  Read More...
By Diyana Soraya in
Reader Points: 1980
Editor Points: 48000
Rank: 16
Views: 11137
A Heart for A Heart
Published on 09-05-2017 08:30 PM
   Hello. The name's Natasha. I am a dog person which means I love dogs. Well, you must be wondering I have that 'Man's best friend' spirit in my soul. Well unfortunately, no. I am an exact opposite of all dog lovers. Weird? I know. Sad? Very. I did not have this feeling until one day, I   Read More...
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 126
Views: 352