Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Your Soul to Paint
Published on 08-23-2017 12:50 PM
Your Soul to Paint She sits in the darkness. The only working fluorescent lamp left in the studio shines blinding white light onto the canvas before her. The smell of paint and turpentine fought a silent war against the wave of pungent smell that fills the back of the room. Stacks of food wrapper an  Read More...
By E.L.Blade in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 61
Views: 60
A Paper Bag
Published on 08-22-2017 11:57 PM
Imagine that in your life, you are being used all the time and have never benefited or gained anything from it instead getting betrayal as a repayment to you. This is possibly something to be thought about. It was a rainy Tuesday morning. The shop across Piccadilly Street didn’t seem dull at  Read More...
By Durga in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 132
Views: 71
An angel lives among us
Published on 08-22-2017 10:48 PM
“Human beings who look for a miracle, have forgotten what they already have. They breathe. It is because we are alive and breathing that we can treat others with ultimate kindness and humanity. It is with utmost simplicity that a man speaks from his heart to another. He is Prem Rawat or k  Read More...
By Durga in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 330
Views: 61
The New Bespectacled Hero
Published on 08-22-2017 10:43 PM
It was a bright sunny Monday morning. Tap tup. Tap tup. I tiptoed towards my midnight blue car and all that I could feel was eagerness instead of Monday blues. I unlocked my car and drove towards the nearest train station. Shah Alam station. Surprisingly, I was late to catch the train but as I sat a  Read More...
By Durga in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 320
Views: 132
The Pinnacle
Published on 08-22-2017 10:16 PM
BOOM! There was an enormous explosion. It was as though a fist of white flame had decided to punch its way out of the 17th floor. Windows shattered, smoke rushed out. Thousands of pieces of glass and steel, a deadly rainfall, showered down. A huge bite had been taken out of the side and the roof of   Read More...
By Durga in
Reader Points: 160
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 49
Views: 1001
Arthur
Published on 08-22-2017 11:05 AM
 “No! Stop!" The boy struggling hardly. He was lay on a wooden table with his hands and legs tied at the edge of the table. "Don’t! Please stop! I'm begging you!" He is screaming but his screams was being ignored.  His tears flowed to the cheek. “No! Let. Me. Go!" Th  Read More...
By Larkspur Canceria in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 232
Views: 162
Cinderella-An Adaptation
Published on 08-21-2017 06:50 PM
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful girl named Cinderella. This is how her story began. “Isn’t our daughter lovely?” said her father. They were in the garden watching Cinderella playing. Her mother smiled affectionately. Despite her graceful smile, her face was as pale as a g  Read More...
By Farah Humaira in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 239
Views: 94
Silent Signs
Published on 08-21-2017 05:48 PM
“It’s time to go to school.” A singsong voice echoed above her as she opened her eyes. Sarah Virtus looked into the smiling, bright eyes of her mother. “Good morning, sweetheart.” Her mother said, her golden locks of hair falling over her face majestically. Sarah would   Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 1080
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 113
Views: 3177
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Published on 08-21-2017 05:46 PM
“It’s time to go to school.” A singsong voice echoed above her as she opened her eyes. Sarah Virtus looked into the smiling, bright eyes of her mother. “Good morning, sweetheart.” Her mother said, her golden locks of hair falling over her face majestically. Sarah would   Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 0
Rank: 406
Views: 276
Distance
Published on 08-20-2017 11:35 PM
CHAPTER 1: THE START OF IT Cade Walker    The year was 2016, the start of a beautiful day, I could tell by just looking at the window where I saw a beautiful view of the small neighbourhood at New Zealand the sun was just perfect, the view made me feel less excited about going to France to  Read More...
By IRFAN NAUFAL BIN AMIL in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 0
Rank: 384
Views: 353
Devil Dancer
Published on 08-20-2017 11:10 PM
"Get out," he muttered, one hand holding his head and the other grabbing onto a bottle of beer tightly. "You're no son of mine. I didn't raise you to be a dancer." He shut his eyes tightly, showing signs of his head hurting.  I walked silently out of the house, as I didn't want to anger anyone  Read More...
By Nikki Cheah in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 321
Views: 186
Walking on Memories
Published on 08-20-2017 10:10 PM
To the one that loved me and the one I love. Memories, in every individual's life there is an epoch where they will never forget. Be it a good one or bad one, a memory is a memory. Everyone will have something they want to bury the memories or to cherish forever; but sadly those that want to forget   Read More...
By Abigail Lai in
Reader Points: 150
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 260
Views: 459
Paper Stars
Published on 08-20-2017 06:11 PM
14th February 1989 Mia was all right alone during Valentine's Day. Not like she was single or something. She had a good time being independent and thought about something else.  She leant toward the massive wall while her eyes shut tightly, tried to come up some ideas to help her from falling t  Read More...
By UpperTale in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 357
Views: 229
Puppy Love?
Published on 08-20-2017 05:02 PM
It is funny to think of how people would define the word 'love' in their own ways. Some said 'love is blind', some defined it as an affection towards something or someone, yada yada. For me, I can say that I cannot define love with words. It takes time to know what love is exactly. Once it hurts, it  Read More...
By Yee S Ai-Yin in
Reader Points: 1190
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 292
Views: 4356
The Silent Killer
Published on 08-20-2017 03:37 AM
On Tuesday, January 25,a neighbourhood of Putramas was shockened by the mysterios of the dead young lady, Sara in her apartment when the whole of her family went travel oversea. The lady was found dead in a very tragic way which her head cut off from her body and hung up on the ceiling. The neighbou  Read More...
By shafizah in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 358
Views: 157