Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017


The Facility
Published on 09-03-2017 06:03 PM
What did they inject? My head felt heavier than usual. I tugged my arms, pulling against the restraints. The icy metal cut into my wrist, sending jolts of shivers up my spine. I squinted at the red characters on the top right corner of the room, willing my eyes to focus. The pounding in my head inte  Read More...
By Amy San in
Reader Points: 200
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 47
Views: 586
The Unexpected.
Published on 09-03-2017 05:22 PM
Do you ever have this... Opportunity that you wanted to take but didn't? Then later on, you regret not doing it because chances are, that opportunity never came back to you. I'm sure everyone has had something of this sort happen to them, I have too. I had the opportunity to save a life. But I let i  Read More...
By Choong Lee Ann in
Reader Points: 210
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 212
Views: 824
Published on 09-03-2017 05:10 PM
-Pukul 8.00 a.m.(25 Disember)-      Hujan turun dengan lebat pada pagi itu. Seorang lelaki yang sedang duduk di gazebo rumahnya terbayang dan teringatkan kejadian yang berlaku pada tarikh itu 3 tahun yang lalu. Dia tersenyum apabila mula mengingati permulaan peristiwa berda  Read More...
By Nur Izzatee Izzureen Binti Azizi in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 0
Rank: 403
Views: 57
Published on 09-03-2017 04:28 PM
YODA Each morning I wake up with my Mama on my mind and pain in my heart. The first few days was a complete confusion, he was worried, then a few weeks later, the cries began, then the arguments over the phone and then finally here I am. In a cold, small grey cell that looks more like a prison. Ever  Read More...
By Santini Pathinathan in
Reader Points: 2090
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 31
Views: 7853
Published on 09-03-2017 03:24 PM
Hezem "Come here Hezem!" A voice of a woman resounded in a corridor. "Keep running and the devils will seize you!" The same voice was heard again. That voice was Teana, a family servant who ran after the boy. "Why must I? I barely got out today and my garments are still fragrant with that rose perf  Read More...
By I. A. Ghani in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 48000
Rank: 28
Views: 42
12th bead round the neck
Published on 09-03-2017 02:55 PM
The day was cold. The woman in her eighties inched towards the only window in the room. Shivered in the frigid dawn, she breathed the suffocating stale air which she had enough of. She took a glance through the window - judging from the growing flock of clouds, the snowfall would only be heavier. &l  Read More...
By Jack Lai in
Reader Points: 130
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 90
Views: 519
Ram Swamy
Published on 09-03-2017 02:37 PM
Chapter 1   HIS NAME WAS RAM. RAM SWAMY. IT WAS PAST MIDNIGHT AS THE BOY LAY CURLED UP, THE blanket covering his entire torso. He had a mop of hair that was barely visible like earthworms crawling out of a hole in the earth.  He was snoring loudly but he hardly moved from his foetal-lik  Read More...
By Simen Lourds in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 48000
Rank: 26
Views: 85
Finding Home
Published on 09-03-2017 01:49 PM
I opened my eyes. What they saw could hardly be fathomed by my bare mind. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There I was on a Sikorsky UH-60 helicopter, famously known as the 'Black Hawk' by military guys and the average Joe alike. Looking o  Read More...
By Dhiya Danial in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 318
Views: 234
Earthy Miracles
Published on 09-03-2017 11:21 AM
He had a serious, quiet and heartfelt eye contact with Delia for a moment. The doctor put his hand on her arm and said gently, “You or the baby will survive. Not both. I’m sorry.” With a facial expression full of resentment,  Delia sobbed and pearls of tears rolled down her pa  Read More...
By Mae Cheong in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 244
Views: 96
Not a usual breakup story
Published on 09-03-2017 10:55 AM
  It was supposed to be a date with Ryan that day. But there i stood, staring in distance, alone. Ryan and I has dated for over 3 years, but i found myself foolish to expect marriage with him. Two nights before the date, I found out that he has been cheating on me. And worse, Sarah, who I took   Read More...
By Hui Xian Chong in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 285
Views: 64
Black Blood
Published on 09-03-2017 01:17 AM
The atmosphere at Whiteroseland is as peaceful as ever. Whiteroseland is another of the different planets. It is located in a place where no human or animal can find it or recognize it. But this nature is inhabited by human beings. But others, each have their own power. Their creatures are also no b  Read More...
By Nur Qistina Sarah in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 325
Views: 352
Published on 09-02-2017 09:52 PM
The clock struck twelve and a piercing scream shattered the night. Meilin sat up in bed, her eyes wide, breathing shallow, a look of utter terror upon her face, as the rest of her housemates rushed in.   "Lin, what's wrong?" "Are you alright?" "It's ok, it's ok."   "I'm alright, just..."   Read More...
By Joash CHoo in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 174
Views: 333
Who is the Monster and Who is the Man?
Published on 09-02-2017 09:48 PM
 When I was young, I had a humoungous obsession with Disney movies. The Disney movies back then were the real deal and the message it gives to children were very deep in my opinion, unlike the Disney movies of today. One of the Disney movies that falls into this category would be The Hunchback   Read More...
By Nathan Chin in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 18000
Rank: 380
Views: 87
The Metal Bird in the Sky
Published on 09-02-2017 09:03 PM
The Metal Bird in the Sky Saturday, 5.00 pm Qasim is rather ill today, he apparently ate some peculiar-looking berries along the side of the coastline which he found and presumed to be safe to eat. That notion proved wrong as he convulsed and defecated all day long to which papa had the unfortu  Read More...
By Nazeem Wan Den in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 135
Views: 94
Living Wishes
Published on 09-02-2017 08:32 PM
 I wished that I could say something to you, standing there speechlessly smiling at me. Were you trying to curse me with your smile before you left? I wished that somehow, even if I had to lie through my teeth, there would be a way to bring you back to us. Then, I lacked the courage to even mov  Read More...
By Ryan Isaac in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 271
Views: 97