Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Loss
Published on 09-08-2017 07:56 PM
There was never a clear understanding, in my life, what loss truly meant.  I cursed when I lost my wallet the day I had my biggest job interview. Tears were shed when I lost my phone on the bus after a five hour long journey from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. When my fish died from overfeeding, I   Read More...
By Siti Nurul Fitriah Bt Samsudin in
Reader Points: 100
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 219
Views: 373
The Unexpected Encounter
Published on 09-13-2017 11:52 AM
“Girl ah, wake up, we are almost there.” Blurry voices started becoming clearer. Then came the jarring amber street lights, flashing by as the bus roared down the highway. The heavy rain beat relentlessly on the windows, jumbled together with the noise of the engine started to make her h  Read More...
By Choo Jun Yu in
Reader Points: 140
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 214
Views: 372
The Quiet Ones
Published on 09-04-2017 10:57 PM
The Quiet Ones By Alison Yap    Orientation is the highlight of the week, the vultures tend to circle the main conference room in HR, just waiting to get a whiffed of the fresh meat getting prepped for the grinder.  Male and female alike, they buzz about the floor drawn to the place  Read More...
By Alison Yap in
Reader Points: 90
Editor Points: 57000
Rank: 5
Views: 366
Confusion
Published on 09-13-2017 09:36 PM
" Jasmine , stop ! Don't hurt yourself anymore ! It's painful watching you like this ." shouted Maely . It had been four weeks . Four tormenting weeks of not sleeping , not eating , suicidal attempts , non-stop crying and lastly , self harm .  Jasmine was just about to make another cut on her b  Read More...
By Cassandra in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 170
Views: 359
The Phantom Of New Orleans
Published on 08-30-2017 04:56 PM
 It was 2003 when I started my job as a detective,I was just a young rookie at the age of 19 when i entered the academy.Through daily struggles I worked my way to be at the top of my class.At the end of the academy, I ended up with the best scores among the other worthless recruits.I guess thin  Read More...
By Geraldton Gukang in
Reader Points: 100
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 261
Views: 356
Reminiscent
Published on 09-06-2017 11:57 PM
The train station wasn’t as crowded as it has always been. Especially on a serene morning, it would have been packed with workers rushing to work, pushing past each other and fighting for the same space. Gladfully, there was only her and a beggar at the platform. With the train ticket printe  Read More...
By Nur Aliadiba in
Reader Points: 120
Editor Points: 48000
Rank: 22
Views: 345
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: 344
Door
Published on 09-12-2017 09:37 PM
Sky stormed through the Enchanted Forest of Doors. She was very determined now, no vines, snakes, or scorpions could stop her way from finding “The Door” out of all the doors. Confusing? Of course. That was the ultimate test for those who agreed on entering this forest. Before they enter  Read More...
By Syazana Sky in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 168
Views: 343
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: 341
Teammates
Published on 09-12-2017 08:55 PM
"The person in the team would be….." Mr. Shawn took a glimpse of all of us sitting around the round table. As if I owned a psychic power, I tried to figure out the names in his mind. Mm, I saw Jason's and Louie's names – our first speaker and all-rounder debater. He continued his words,  Read More...
By Nor Fadlina Lutfi in
Reader Points: 90
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 316
Views: 338
The Fort
Published on 09-12-2017 03:50 PM
Bread, cheese, waterskins, dagger, revolver, some cash, extra clothes – it was all for the long ride to town tomorrow. Perhaps I should pack extra oats for Chester. As if he had read her thoughts, Chester – seemingly still awake in his stable – snorted loudly. Winona beam  Read More...
By Samuel Po Kin Hong in
Reader Points: 90
Editor Points: 54000
Rank: 10
Views: 336
The Wedding Gift
Published on 08-28-2017 09:30 PM
On this very day, when she finally became one with her beloved, she received a gift; a gift which was so peculiar that no one else would thought of giving. Nevertheless, she had no doubt as to who had gifted her this extraordinary present.   Tracing back to 13 years ago, way before the Penang T  Read More...
By Gerald Tan Lye Sern in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 224
Views: 333
Invidious
Published on 09-10-2017 05:06 PM
I thought he liked me. I thought we had a meaningful relationship. But I was wrong. He's just like all the other men out there. He only wants to be seen with a pretty face and a beautiful body. I was disappointed. After months of a beautiful professional relationship, he made me believe that he like  Read More...
By Pa Arul Malar in
Reader Points: 120
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 215
Views: 332
Love,always Gabe
Published on 09-09-2017 09:09 PM
I never see it coming,all along I only hear the voices inside of my head. I thought that they will go away and will not bother me again. Apparently,I was wrong,it never actually stop,and it still haunt me up till this day. I am afraid that it will never go away and only left when my last breath is g  Read More...
By Sharon Stephen in
Reader Points: 110
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 351
Views: 329
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: 326