Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Autopsy Of A Broken Heart
Published on 09-12-2017 03:16 PM
“I do.” “Congratulations Meredith! I’m so happy for you!”. “You’re one lucky Girl Edith...I’m so happy you finally found your match!” “Be a good wife and take care of him, will ya?!” That day was one of the most physically-draining,  Read More...
By Shamil Usrah in
Reader Points: 120
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 121
Views: 658
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: 411
Published on 08-28-2017 10:42 PM
The noise was loud. I wonder what was happening as the outside din collaborated with the beating of the rain on the roof shingles to form a somewhat soothing symphony. My eyes strained to stay alert in the dim light of my table lamp as my mind tried to interpret the printed words in front of my eyes  Read More...
By Nicol Phuan Hui Yi in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 123
Views: 365
The Miner
Published on 09-03-2017 10:14 PM
  I gazed out the window of the spaceship, watching the endless expanse of stars stretching out into infinity. What a wondrous sight to see.   Out here in open space, I felt almost… free, even my freedom was but a mere illusion; a fantasy that will never be. At least that’s wh  Read More...
By Ethan Ong in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 124
Views: 346
Published on 09-04-2017 10:17 PM
Everything was normal yesterday and I have a feeling that everything will take an unexpected turn today. Some could say that they would have seen this coming from miles away but how could I? I have just been too preoccupied lately that I would never have predicted it. Questions after questions start  Read More...
By Naadhira in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 125
Views: 268
A Heart for A Heart
Published on 09-05-2017 08:30 PM
   Hello. The name's Natasha. I am a dog person which means I love dogs. Well, you must be wondering I have that 'Man's best friend' spirit in my soul. Well unfortunately, no. I am an exact opposite of all dog lovers. Weird? I know. Sad? Very. I did not have this feeling until one day, I   Read More...
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 126
Views: 352
"From stardust I come, to stardust I'll return."
Published on 09-09-2017 09:33 AM
2200  "I need to do this." Jaylee sat on the edge of the roof of her quaint house, situated in the suburbs. She fiddled with her thumbs, staring at the ground below. "Are you sure, though?" Cassie asked, hovering in the air beside her. She scratched her head. "You might get into some serious tr  Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 127
Views: 130
The Strikers: Prodigal Son
Published on 09-06-2017 10:17 AM
The Strikers: The Prodigal Sons I’m awake. Fuck. Let’s look around. What’s today. March 20th. Shit. Where’s my phone. Twenty missed calls from Mikey. Goddammit. This is not a good way to start my day. Okay, let me rewind. My name is Giovanni “Aviator” Chiaro and  Read More...
By George Chiarovano in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 128
Views: 178
Seasons Come and Go, Yet you Stay
Published on 09-10-2017 12:31 AM
Uncle Kai changes like the seasons. There are days when he is as bright as spring. When his smiles resembles Mum’s blooming sunny daffodils shoved to the corner of the garden, because everywhere else is either taken by blankets of dying grass or uneven bricks for a pathway. Mum says flowers   Read More...
By Maryam Sabihah Bellingham in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 129
Views: 217
Published on 09-12-2017 10:35 PM
      19 years, 11 months, 14 days, 21 hours and 17 minutes. I knew that when I boarded this spacecraft, I would be in space for a long time. A really long time. And I was willing to take that risk. They told me that it would take 7 years to Saturn, and 7 years back. They're 12 years   Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 130
Views: 109
Diary from the Holocaust
Published on 09-05-2017 05:25 AM
8 Jan 1920 The benign sunlight showered through the myrtle green oak leaves and glazed upon us. Hayley and I were sitting under the leafy shed, and where I realized that she had been scribbling her notebook from the peak of the morning until then. Feeling the urge to peep on her contents, my eyes d  Read More...
By Sophie Tan Yi Kah in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 131
Views: 116
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: 85
The Dark Empress
Published on 09-04-2017 05:07 PM
There was once a wise and just king who ruled over a kingdom. His kingdom, however merry, was plagued with poverty. Wanting to change the fate of his kingdom, the king set out on a quest with his army to bring back prosperity and wealth. One day, he ventured into a land where its air was foul and da  Read More...
By Shaneen Sophie Gan in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 133
Views: 96
Who is the KILLER?
Published on 09-07-2017 01:49 AM
     Maria was enjoying the sound of birds chirping and she felt chilly breeze swept away her hair which was covering her right eye. "Wow, you woke up early today!". Ina broke the silence in a sarcastic tone. Maria just gave a dead smile and went into the apartment. She saw Maya was p  Read More...
By Rina azman in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 134
Views: 76
The Metal Bird in the Sky
Published on 09-02-2017 09:03 PM
The Metal Bird in the Sky Saturday, 5.00 pm Qasim is rather ill today, he apparently ate some peculiar-looking berries along the side of the coastline which he found and presumed to be safe to eat. That notion proved wrong as he convulsed and defecated all day long to which papa had the unfortu  Read More...
By Nazeem Wan Den in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 135
Views: 94