Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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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: 278
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
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: 274
Waris Pusaka
Published on 08-23-2017 02:52 PM
The air in the house was gloomy as every tenants of the house were all present upon a single old stature, as if she was giving her last word before she entered her eternal sleep. Everyone seemed restless. The maids, her two daughters and her son, everyone was waiting for the voice of the old woman,   Read More...
By Melova in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 95
Views: 270
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: 269
I Quit My Job... So What Now?
Published on 09-13-2017 11:58 PM
“Boss, do you have a minute?” “Yeah, sure.” My rear end found its way to the seat across him. He turned towards me and gave me a welcoming look. He looked particularly calm that day, for no apparent reason.   “Uhm… I have something for you“. I took ou  Read More...
By Teh Sue Peng in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 331
Views: 261
The Homeless Girl
Published on 09-10-2017 09:35 PM
THE HOMELESS GIRL By Sahira Basirudin   I remember the first time I met her. She was sitting alone on the park bench, beneath the cherry tree. She hugged her legs tightly close to her and kept looking at the sky as if she was looking at it for the first time. The cherry blossom was blooming pre  Read More...
By Sahira Basirudin in
Reader Points: 90
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 166
Views: 254
The Shed
Published on 09-10-2017 07:32 PM
When I was young and innocent, the shed provided shelter for my friends and I, whenever rains interrupted our outdoor games. It was neither too warm nor too comfortable, with scattered fodder covering the floor and inappropriately arranged rusted tools, but it was sufficient. The sound of rain trick  Read More...
By Sven Medyon in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 264
Views: 247
Ashes to dust to pencil shavings
Published on 09-12-2017 07:00 PM
I am proud of her.  I look down and I see her, smiling at me.  Somewhere in the crowd there is that little girl.  That girl who draws me all the time. On her room wall, on her desk in school or sometimes, even on her palm.  She would colour me in, trying to stay in the lines but  Read More...
By Hannan Barakbah in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 169
Views: 245
Notions of a dream
Published on 09-08-2017 10:17 PM
Mangled.  That was the only word for it.  Aina couldn't understand how it happened. One moment she had been on the bed reading, and the next she was standing next to the highway, looking at a crashed car that was mangled beyond belief. The front was crumpled in, the sides looked like the  Read More...
By Patricia in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 92
Views: 245
Miss Umbrella
Published on 09-13-2017 10:55 PM
Miss Umbrella by: M. Fadhli M.   Dear future me, I have a prompt for you to think about . . . Who are you? Dear past me, I know you’ll never read this but I’m going to answer your question with a better question. What are you and what has made you the precious thing you ar  Read More...
By Muhammad Fadhli bin Mufti in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 226
Views: 242
Stop Him
Published on 09-12-2017 09:50 PM
The door creaked open as I pushed it slightly, the sound of the door opening echoed throughout the labyrinth. All of a sudden, the door closed and locked itself, leaving me stuck in here.  I could hardly remember how I had gotten into this situation set aside the fact that I entered the mu  Read More...
By Desree Bong Ee Yen in
Reader Points: 90
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 221
Views: 238
The A sip from each cup: Hypocrite and the Backburner
Published on 09-12-2017 05:16 PM
A hypocrite is some one who says one thing and does the other. Someone who says that his or her virtues or believes run in a specific way, but yet acts on the complete opposite. basically, I feign. I deceive. I boast what is not. I am a congregation of many, but neither is what I am.    Th  Read More...
By Uma Devi Sathasivam in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 265
Views: 237
Distance
Published on 08-27-2017 03:35 PM
  Distance   A young man named Peter was living in a city that many people wished to live in. He was going to parties all of the time, having a “fun” time, and hating every day of it. He thought that he was doing everything right to enjoy life, but enjoying life is definitely n  Read More...
By Steve Andrews in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 175
Views: 236
Forgive Me?
Published on 08-30-2017 10:24 PM
I wish he would give me a second chance. A second chance that’s all. A second chance to take back what I have done towards him. To repay and reflect upon my actions. Now all I can think of is if only I never lash out at him. If only I never did those horrible things. If only I had listen to h  Read More...
By Bebianna Lim in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 94
Views: 236