Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Lights
Published on 09-07-2017 10:30 PM
An Evening It’s the lights. It’s always the lights that get her. Humans are suckers for bright, colourful lights, she knows this. She doesn’t mind not understanding why, but she has wondered about it. As she exits the building, she wonders about it while eyeing a point of light in   Read More...
By Alvin Sri Dar in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 106
Views: 50
Blood is Not Thicker
Published on 09-04-2017 04:54 AM
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By Lucille Bellucci in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 107
Views: 29
Broken
Published on 09-03-2017 09:50 PM
Hath came home to find his father polishing the black top of the 32-inch HD television on the cabinet to a shine. A television he had never seen there on the cabinet before this evening. He stiffened. “Dad,” Hath said tightly. “What are you doing?” “Hath!” Endy Je  Read More...
By L AIDAN in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 108
Views: 11
The Teapot
Published on 09-01-2017 10:08 PM
“So, is the teapot still chasing you?” I swished around my coffee drink inside my mouth before swallowing. “What’s that?” Gregory shrugged. “You know, the teapot. The one you said wouldn’t leave you alone.” I stared at him long and hard over the rim   Read More...
By Nur Alia TY in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 109
Views: 250
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: 32
Why didn't I listen?
Published on 09-11-2017 03:48 PM
When I was 10 years old, I used to play cops and robbers with my best friend Joe in my backyard. We would run around without a care in the world while my mother watched from the window in the kitchen. She would always tell me not to run but I wouldn't care much about that because I knew that if I ev  Read More...
By Julia Elise in
Reader Points: 14100
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 111
Views: 26403
A Mirror Heart
Published on 09-04-2017 09:04 PM
Clitter. Clatter. An elaborate carriage travelled steadily over a bumpy, weather-worn gravel trail. It was bathed golden with mild, flaxen streaks of light from the sunrise. The coachman of the prominent-looking carriage handled the two well-selected horse steeds with the cracking of a snaky crop.   Read More...
By Jaou Shingan in
Reader Points: 1290
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 112
Views: 4919
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: 3074
Legend In Making
Published on 09-08-2017 08:43 PM
That was it! My vision of winning the country's first ever Olympics gold medal has shattered completely. I could not clearly remember what happened two days ago because I was too busy having fun with my childhood friends with booze. I thought I had it in control but I miscalculated and BAMM! It  Read More...
By Arvindhra Rao Krishnamurthy in
Reader Points: 980
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 114
Views: 3157
Living In with My Best Friend
Published on 09-13-2017 11:43 PM
I stare down at the floor; red blood drops on bright white tiles, making a trail from the bedroom to the living room. She must have walked from bedroom to call her husband sitting in the living room. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________  Read More...
By Kamala in
Reader Points: 560
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 115
Views: 1597
Shattered Dreams
Published on 09-05-2017 01:01 AM
“I promise that I will come and see you right after I come back home. You know that I will always love you and you are the only one in my life. There is nothing else that I would wish for apart from just you right beside me for the rest of my life,” Darius Milford typed a message to th  Read More...
By Scarlet Boundaries in
Reader Points: 240
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 116
Views: 592
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: 719
The Search
Published on 09-09-2017 12:09 PM
“Open your eyes.” As if in a trance, I opened my eyes and allowed them to drink in the sight which beheld my attention. Confusion clouded my thoughts as I slowly took in the reality surrounding my body. A lone, snaking staircase, situated in what appeared to be a vestibule greeted me in  Read More...
By Renee Yong in
Reader Points: 230
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 118
Views: 577
Harper & Chris
Published on 09-01-2017 08:06 PM
It was my first holiday alone in the human world after graduating from Witchworth Secondary School of Magic and Wizardry. I was born half human and half mermaid. My mother was from the human world and my father was from Adario - the other world where people like me and other mythological creatures  Read More...
By Brenda Tan in
Reader Points: 220
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 119
Views: 606
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: 509