Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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The One from His Kind
Published on 08-25-2017 01:32 PM
The hot air of the beach hit straight to my face, while my body is dehydrated by the sea’s salt. The full moon is light’s supply and I try to bear with the white sand. Probably two or three hours before something happened to me. A candle light dinner is probably the simplest idea you wou  Read More...
By Herinza Syadza in
Reader Points: 80
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 57
Views: 254
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
Published on 09-02-2017 09:52 PM
The clock struck twelve and a piercing scream shattered the night. Meilin sat up in bed, her eyes wide, breathing shallow, a look of utter terror upon her face, as the rest of her housemates rushed in.   "Lin, what's wrong?" "Are you alright?" "It's ok, it's ok."   "I'm alright, just..."   Read More...
By Joash CHoo in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 174
Views: 250
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: 238
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: 238
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: 224
Published on 08-30-2017 03:38 PM
"Mom, what is the red tiny things on my forehead?" I ask my mum during my high school days. It's was my first time having a pimple.  "It's a pimple and that's mean you are growing up" my mum said. I was so curious and I keep my eyes on that tiny little things on my forehead and trying to get ri  Read More...
By Yong Wei Ling in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 354
Views: 223
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: 222
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: 219
The Message
Published on 09-12-2017 10:13 PM
The heat from the early morning sun was already almost unbearable. I huffed and puffed, changing my bag’s position a few times in an effort to cool myself up. My companion on the other hand, was unhindered by such temperature. He walked around like it was the first day of spring. I envied hi  Read More...
By Musang in
Reader Points: 110
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 54
Views: 218
The Unspoken Words
Published on 09-12-2017 11:42 PM
It was dark. A silhouette of a girl can be seen in the dimness of the light. She was sitting there, alone, at the edge of the room looking into the dark resembling the image she often saw in so many bad dreams. The same room. The same silence and odour. The same strangeness and unexplained eeriness.  Read More...
By Arif Adam Bin Patahul Ariffin in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 97
Views: 216
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: 214
Being Twins
Published on 08-29-2017 06:15 PM
"Give it to me," one of the girls cries out. "No, it's mine," the other one says. "You lost yours. This is mine," comes the retort. "No, the one that's lost is yours. Let go of my Princess," her sister screams. I watch from the bottom of the cupboard as they start to pull at the doll. I have a  Read More...
By Jenny Chan in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 268
Views: 213
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: 213
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: 211