Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017


My Sunshine
Published on 09-13-2017 11:19 PM
"You are my sunshine,  My only sunshine,  You make me happy,  When skies are grey..."  It was indeed a grey day that day. Oh, the sun was out and the birds are chirping and people are bustling about minding their own business.  I meant, my life was grey.  I'm colour-bli  Read More...
By Aminah Nadhirah in
Reader Points: 470
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 75
Views: 2021
Our Titanic World
Published on 09-13-2017 11:08 PM
Jabez lumbered wordlessly under the ebbing moon.           Dusky haze consumed the heavens, lunged down and swept even the earth into its emaciated gut. He was surrounded. To his left and right were two connected rows of identical houses and houses-cum-s  Read More...
By Valarie John in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 48000
Rank: 27
Views: 59
Published on 09-13-2017 11:03 PM
“Hey! Did you know that the stairs at the end of the Senior’s Building has a legend that if you confess there during the school cultural festival, your relationship with the person will be eternal?” I sat there, trying to focus on reading my book as the girls next to my seat kept o  Read More...
By Dayang Hasheena Abang Hashim in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 274
Views: 83
Miss Umbrella
Published on 09-13-2017 10:55 PM
Miss Umbrella by: M. Fadhli M.   Dear future me, I have a prompt for you to think about . . . Who are you? Dear past me, I know you’ll never read this but I’m going to answer your question with a better question. What are you and what has made you the precious thing you ar  Read More...
By Muhammad Fadhli bin Mufti in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 226
Views: 268
The Fallen One
Published on 09-13-2017 10:52 PM
My mother once told me that I had something important to do. But the problem is I just do not remember what it is. In fact I can't even remember who I am. All I know is that I am not from Earth.  I remember opening my eye to a strange world. Somewhere familiar but yet I can't remember how I got  Read More...
By Savithiammal David in
Reader Points: 460
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 206
Views: 1414
Seven Deadly Sins
Published on 09-13-2017 10:37 PM
"Help."The girl with French braids stood before me, staring at me as if she could burn a hole through me. She had freckles all over her chubby cheeks, chapped lips and curious eyes. I took a step forward towards her and she flinched. Her small figure was shaking. "I'll help you. What's wrong?" I tr  Read More...
By Aida Sabrina in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 191
Views: 51
The Unknown Journey
Published on 09-13-2017 10:36 PM
The Unknown Journey I’m late by 10 minutes! Why is it so difficult for me to wake up when the alarm goes off? I cursed myself while driving thru the traffic that seems endless like an army of ants marching to work. I was determined not to be late for work as it will decide my future in the org  Read More...
By Puvaneswary Krishnan in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 240
Views: 52
Here lies a story
Published on 09-13-2017 10:35 PM
I pulled the trigger of the gun within my hand. ‘Bang’ shouted the pistol. “Huh?” the sound of confusion slipped out of my mouth almost immediately as I try to comprehend what was happening in the midst of the skipping heartbeats and the fluttering butterflies in my stomach o  Read More...
By Nizua Inas Alysha in
Reader Points: 360
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 159
Views: 1615
Spring Is Finally Here
Published on 09-13-2017 10:24 PM
It was the first day of spring. As I entered the cosy café I loved to visit, I was greeted by the soft sounds of piano tunes. My eyes quickly landed on the back of the man who was very concentrate in playing the piano. “Weird, I never noticed the piano before,” I mumbled to myself  Read More...
By Aida Sabrina in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 62
Views: 44
Somewhere Only we Know
Published on 09-13-2017 10:18 PM
The path that we used to walk together, now full with dry leaves that struggle to survive through this cold weather. This place used to be so lively, full with couples taking their evening walks and kids running around with so much happiness. I remember, you held my hand for the first time and you c  Read More...
By Anne Rose in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 177
Views: 130
The Married First Love
Published on 09-13-2017 10:18 PM
“Good job, everyone,” April announces, “We manage to save another life today.” Everyone in the room sighs in relief, congratulating each other for doing their job well. Their exhausted faces are covered with a satisfied smile, but not April’s. Rather than happy, she is  Read More...
By Aida Sabrina in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 103
Views: 63
The Calamity
Published on 09-13-2017 10:06 PM
I foraged through my backpack, keeping check on what little supplies we had left. Clothes, a moldy loaf of bread, two bottles of clean water, a few shotgun shells, and a bottle of SSKI. “What do you have, Aaron?” “A few candy bars, and a bottle of pills, ” he replied. “  Read More...
By Ng Wei Shun in
Reader Points: 150
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 50
Views: 678
Published on 09-13-2017 09:36 PM
" Jasmine , stop ! Don't hurt yourself anymore ! It's painful watching you like this ." shouted Maely . It had been four weeks . Four tormenting weeks of not sleeping , not eating , suicidal attempts , non-stop crying and lastly , self harm .  Jasmine was just about to make another cut on her b  Read More...
By Cassandra in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 170
Views: 428
The Ventures of the Secret Spies
Published on 09-13-2017 09:26 PM
VENTURES OF THE SECRET SPIES “Hurry, block the door before someone suspects anything!” Alarice whispered urgently to her friend. Without speaking, Juniper got to work, placing the wooden chair against the door. Alarice helped her with it, both managing to be as silent as a mouse. They p  Read More...
By Anita Kumaran in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 179
Views: 164
The Blue Box
Published on 09-13-2017 09:15 PM
Sometimes, it is compulsory to kill your curiosity, and let me tell you why. So I am now, sitting here, in this weird little box, waiting for someone, anyone, in order to get out of this. There he comes, a guy with purple shirt, talking to Mr. Claude. I was new to this town, when I first got here w  Read More...
By Steve Xiang in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 178
Views: 2172