Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Jihad
Published on 08-24-2017 08:49 AM
Qasim Abdul Hameed is on a holy mission. He laces up his shoes on the steps of the mosque. The Imam had delivered a stirring speech at the end of Zuhr prayers, about the invasion of infidels on their holy land. “It is the collective duty of all Muslims, to defend the land of the Prophet Muhamm  Read More...
By Choong Yao Jin in
Reader Points: 110
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 54
Views: 601
The Christmas Gift
Published on 08-24-2017 03:45 AM
"You're beautiful", Aaden whispered in a deep, husky voice looking at Veda without blinking an eyelid. "And you are flirt", she proclaimed with an assertion. He gawked and all his facial muscles twitched in sync. An unaffected Veda closed her book and said, "Well, I am done for now. When are you lea  Read More...
By Divya Dixit in
Reader Points: 1080
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 70
Views: 5213
Life with Aim
Published on 08-24-2017 12:03 AM
Life could be a mystery to everyone. How the people live their life with their beliefs? Life with aim leads us to better and healthier environment. There were a  Read More...
By Agira in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 238
Views: 81
Whisked Away
Published on 08-24-2017 12:02 AM
* * *       My life changed forever last Saturday night. One moment, I was reading in bed, and the next I was standing on the corner of a busy and unfamiliar street holding a cardboard box. My first thought was that I was dreaming. Then the lights went out. Literally . &nbs  Read More...
By Myra Ng in
Reader Points: 600
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 152
Views: 1449
The Curse of Bibik Swee Neo
Published on 08-23-2017 09:32 PM
“Good combination,” said Bibik Swee Neo to herself while fastening her navy blue kebaya sulam with her favourite kerongsang rantai given to her by her late parents as a wedding gift in 1960. Her kerongsang rantai which consists of three-linked brooches was extraordinary; it was a balleri  Read More...
By Peter Soh in
Reader Points: 2130
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 146
Views: 8385
The Ghost from A Rose
Published on 08-23-2017 09:30 PM
Leia sat on the cold surface of the dirty floor of the prison cell where she was locked in by humans. Remembering perfectly how it all happened, she recalled everything from the start. All elves are born with small ears the same as humans, Leia was no exception. By the time it was her day-of-age, he  Read More...
By TextV in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 145
Views: 45
Life is unfair
Published on 08-23-2017 08:56 PM
As twilight ended its daily routine leaving the night to take over its job faithfully opening their arms of wings to cover half of the world through darkness as the creator demanded them to do, the rain selfishly began pouring slowly ignoring the tiniest people working on the streets of Wakaf Bhar  Read More...
By HALIMAH GHAZ in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 223
Views: 354
Tear's
Published on 08-23-2017 05:10 PM
It was a bright shiny day when sara found herself flirting online with Jonah. Sara met jonah on a movie shoot that was taken a year ago, till they met again recently onboard  where jonah is working as a air crew. After the great meeting Sara was keep thinking about him. The very moment Sara clo  Read More...
By Selestina Grace in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 355
Views: 380
Ring Around The Rosie
Published on 08-23-2017 03:49 PM
Ring-a-round the rosie, A pocket full of posies, Ashes! Ashes! We all fall down. I woke up in cold sweat and panicked. The haunted voices kept ringing in my mind. I had a sudden vision — maybe even a memory, in fact. I shut my eyes tightly, trying to remember anything associated with the see  Read More...
By Nikki Cheah in
Reader Points: 100
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 122
Views: 360
Thorn dream.
Published on 08-23-2017 03:43 PM
I have a series of stories told to me by the late Uncle Lim, who was a bookkeeper for an old hotel (used to be a famous hotel in the 60s and 70s) in Chinatown KL as well as for the mobs. He was 71 when he committed suicide, hanged himself in his room. I was the only friend he had during his last day  Read More...
By Hanafi in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 110
Views: 44
TAKING IT ONE STEP AT A TIME
Published on 08-23-2017 03:34 PM
Dalia woke up that morning a little discomfited by the numbness she felt in her head. As she strained to sit up on her bed holding her head in both her hands, she groaned when she felt sudden sharp jabs running through the nerve ends and which appeared as though they were relentlessly picking at he  Read More...
By Shobana Gomes in
Reader Points: 370
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 158
Views: 2069
Trash
Published on 08-23-2017 03:20 PM
I watched as Mr Tee loaded baskets of ‘rotten’ vegetables – the ones we couldn’t sell for the day – onto a wooden trolley. Green beans yellowed at the tips, bug eaten sawi, limp looking kangkung, all destined for the large dumpster behind the wet market.  &l  Read More...
By Eris Choo in
Reader Points: 190
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 48
Views: 503
Waris Pusaka
Published on 08-23-2017 02:52 PM
The air in the house was gloomy as every tenants of the house were all present upon a single old stature, as if she was giving her last word before she entered her eternal sleep. Everyone seemed restless. The maids, her two daughters and her son, everyone was waiting for the voice of the old woman,   Read More...
By Melova in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 95
Views: 273
For All Time
Published on 08-23-2017 01:01 PM
Stop! The ever familiar voice of a guy rang in my head and stopped my feet. A dark silhouette fell only an inch off my face, grazed the tip of my nose before shattering into a dozen of pieces before my feet. Its hapless shriek as it slammed into the asphalt road pulled me back to reality. I looked u  Read More...
By E.L.Blade in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 360
Views: 53
Eternal
Published on 08-23-2017 12:55 PM
Leah shifted her weight from foot to foot, her mind at odds as she continued to stare at the rusty door knob. Her petite frame trembled furiously both from fear and the merciless December wind that continued to assault her senses from all directions. Rubbing her gloved-hands together can no longer p  Read More...
By E.L.Blade in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 190
Views: 59