Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Blessing in Disguise
Published on 09-05-2017 06:50 AM
           A shrilled scream rang throughout the cold treacherous night. The echo of the voice reverberated in the dense forest, alerting its dwellers. The wolves howled and yipped in fear. Hisses of reptiles and hoots of fowls scatter the scene  Read More...
By Thirumagal Sathasevam in
Reader Points: 110
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 217
Views: 313
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: 309
Bandage
Published on 09-13-2017 11:56 PM
Lina starts carrying extra bandages around with her.   A gash here, a scrape there, life after the meteors doesn’t come without its injuries. But Lina doesn’t just carry the bandages to help close wounds. She carries it to remind herself that sometimes there will be people she won&r  Read More...
By Chong Sue Yin in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 172
Views: 304
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: 293
What You Can See
Published on 09-08-2017 05:32 PM
The Amstel River that flows along Amsterdam looks very calm this morning.  The sun reflects its shine, makes the water seems glowing. Branché, the magazine’s office is located at the junction near the river. Opposite of the office, there is a coffee shop with a vintage style. A pet  Read More...
By Melissa Fredericia in
Reader Points: 100
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 165
Views: 285
Black Blood
Published on 09-03-2017 01:17 AM
The atmosphere at Whiteroseland is as peaceful as ever. Whiteroseland is another of the different planets. It is located in a place where no human or animal can find it or recognize it. But this nature is inhabited by human beings. But others, each have their own power. Their creatures are also no b  Read More...
By Nur Qistina Sarah in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 325
Views: 283
Then and back again
Published on 09-09-2017 09:34 PM
                I always knew we were a fairly odd family. First, there was me. Too tall. Too skinny. Too orange. My mum was lovely but not like other mums. There was something solid about her. Something rectangular, busy and unsentimental. Her fashion icon wa  Read More...
By Koh Hui Yen in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 18000
Rank: 378
Views: 283
That One Time
Published on 09-11-2017 03:12 PM
“Okay, so are we really going to do this?” Maisaa muttered under her breath, being careful not to step on the sticks scattered on the grass. She glanced behind her back to see Dinie almost tripping on the huge stone sticking out on the ground. She spontaneously grabbed her friend’s  Read More...
By Anisa Salleh in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 353
Views: 273
Thank God It's Friday
Published on 09-12-2017 08:33 PM
Waiting, he had been waiting. In the middle of the mosque, he sat there waiting for the Friday sermon to start. Surely the Sun was shining and the heat was roasting him. But the breeze whispered through his teluk belanga baju Melayu. Waiting, he had been waiting. Barely halfway through the day, h  Read More...
By Awad Almurisi in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 59
Views: 271
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...
By YAP HAU YUE in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 126
Views: 266
Counting Days
Published on 09-10-2017 06:54 AM
Whenever we fight, we may not talk to each other for months. I think the longest we’ve ever made was 2 months. It was horrible. I remember the first time I sulked, it was because she refused to make a deal with me. It’s not about the deal of course, it was the deed that she refused to do  Read More...
By Noor Fitri Mahmood in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 222
Views: 266
Broken
Published on 09-04-2017 10:38 AM
Broken Hate. Such a strong word. But I feel like it’s the prefect word to describe my life. It is not a word that is used to describe things but I’ve heard it so many times that I have become so familiar with it. Everyone around me was always talking but every time the word that stood   Read More...
By Elyssa Ong in
Reader Points: 100
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 315
Views: 262
Feed
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: 262
The Blunder Made in University
Published on 09-10-2017 06:52 PM
This has to be a mistake. I was supposed to be attending my St. John Ambulance club meeting and the FIRST one at that too. But....How did this happen? How did I end up in another’s club meeting? Before entering the lecture hall, I have already noticed everyone wearing different kinds of shirt  Read More...
By Daniel Wong Tiong Kong in
Reader Points: 100
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 314
Views: 259
New Phone, Who's This
Published on 09-12-2017 09:06 PM
"Hey there, kiddo." "Hello? New phone, who's this?" "Do you not recognise my voice?" "No, please introduce yourself ... just kidding, I do. But it has been a while. Did you just accidentally butt dial my number?" "No. Why? You don't want to talk to me? We don't have to talk. I was just thinkin  Read More...
By Awad Almurisi in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 269
Views: 257