Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017


King William
Published on 08-27-2017 07:09 PM
Once upon a time in a small kingdom unknown to the world, lived a King, a Queen and their five children; a prince and four princesses. "They lived happily," said the people because they never knew what really happened behind those humongous gates and tall white walls. The King and Queen sometimes ra  Read More...
By Nik Fateen Syahirah in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 236
Views: 183
Published on 08-27-2017 06:38 PM
  25 years in the zoo, 10 years in the cage. The zoo. The animals. The tourists. It is not cancer, nor is it curable. Everyone takes it as self-diagnosed problem. Only he has the ability to understand the zoo; the zoo that alleviates, the zoo that calms and the zoo that decimates. Listening   Read More...
By Sarah L in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 187
Views: 139
Published on 08-27-2017 05:57 PM
Title: Regrets  Steven stood stationary in front of his father’s tomb, followed by a sudden gust of wind deep into his lungs. He closed his eyes, ogling at the grave, till he was unable to balance himself. He knelt in front of the tomb, weeping hard. Tears trickled down his cheeks, and as  Read More...
By Chong Chien Chien in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 290
Views: 52
Economical Condition
Published on 08-27-2017 05:47 PM
The developments of the world raises a question on How Ethical economies are functioning. It almost seems to be imposible to be very ethical in todays rapidly developing world. The intrest of profit has changed the economy into a mess. By being ethical could a nation win in the great competitive eco  Read More...
By Karthika in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 341
Views: 63
At Sixes and Sevens
Published on 08-27-2017 05:41 PM
One day I woke up suddenly with chills. The room was freezing cold. Everything was still and quiet. Not a sound was to be heard except for the blowing of the winter wind outside and the slight taping of the tree branch outside my room’s window. I got up and put on my black sweater for some war  Read More...
By Nurul Hidayah in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 237
Views: 146
Published on 08-27-2017 03:35 PM
  Distance   A young man named Peter was living in a city that many people wished to live in. He was going to parties all of the time, having a “fun” time, and hating every day of it. He thought that he was doing everything right to enjoy life, but enjoying life is definitely n  Read More...
By Steve Andrews in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 175
Views: 248
Love And War
Published on 08-27-2017 03:14 PM
 It has been 5 days since he had called for reinforcements. " Where the fuck are they ?....." his mind voice always said. When he enlisted in the army, he didn't do it for one purpose only. There were many. To name a few, it would be for the country, for his family and friends, you know....the   Read More...
By Darshan Galadaran in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 272
Views: 120
The girl and the bird
Published on 08-27-2017 03:43 AM
This is a true story that happened to me when I was on my way to have iftar with my friends at a local restaurant outside of our campus. After the yellow van dropped us outside of the gate, we made our way to the restaurant that Lili want us to try, saying that the service is fast, the foods are del  Read More...
By Nur Saiyidatul Hajar binti Zaini in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 263
Views: 457
Lovers Reignite (Alicia Complex)
Published on 08-27-2017 01:48 AM
HE IS LOOKING AT HER. Alicia thought she imagined it, but nooo he is looking at her! She pretends to look at herself on the mirror at the far-end wall of the opened reading room, while actually observing him looking at her, the man she knew so well, sipping on his juice from the cup in his hand. J  Read More...
By El Omar in
Reader Points: 290
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 302
Views: 1388
The Little Deed
Published on 08-26-2017 08:51 PM
Joie was counting her coins one night when she accidentally dropped twenty cents on the floor.   Twenty!   She recalled back on an incident which happened two years ago; an eventful day on her journey home from college. A day she will never forget that happened on her very own birthday. &n  Read More...
By Yee S Ai-Yin in
Reader Points: 160
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 120
Views: 622
Published on 08-26-2017 06:01 PM
Opening the cover of my diary, I began; "Dear Eden: Death. It’s a word everyone feels terrified of. Well at least most of them anyway, unlike a few who have accepted the fate that’s to come. Dying signifies the lost of loved ones or someone close to you. Death is like future; you never kno  Read More...
By Jo in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 329
Views: 101
Not a Sad Ending
Published on 08-26-2017 05:46 PM
“A love is just Love. It’s the greatest and deepest emotions that God ever created and give to all of His creations, whether it’s for human or animal. There’s no need for boundaries, judgmental opinion, dishonesty, unfaithfulness or even unrequited. When the time to love, jus  Read More...
By Shaerra Shafinaz Osman in
Reader Points: 240
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 117
Views: 950
Published on 08-26-2017 01:46 PM
“I learnt something new, mama,” I said when I was five. Mama always encouraged me to use my powers at home. I lifted the empty moving box labelled ‘clothes’ and opened it to show her that it was empty. Then, I took the lime-green feather bookmark she gave me last birthday, an  Read More...
By Christina Wong Xiauna in
Reader Points: 360
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 78
Views: 884
The Foreign Language
Published on 08-26-2017 01:30 PM
I was never really good in Mandarin. Ah, who am I kidding? My Mandarin was horrible, deplorable, atrocious, and sometimes incomprehensible. Growing up speaking nothing but English at home, Mandarin was considered foreign to me. Up until the age of eight, keeping up was never much of a problem becaus  Read More...
By Christina Wong Xiauna in
Reader Points: 470
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 297
Views: 1267
A Place in My Heart
Published on 08-26-2017 12:24 PM
  They say love could move mountains and hurdles, that it is the greatest, that a person is lucky to be in love. “Nora?” A voice interrupted her thoughts as she glanced up to meet the worried gaze of her mother. “Are you all right?” She knew why her mother had asked that  Read More...
By Lim Ming Ying in
Reader Points: 1260
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 34
Views: 5289