Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Finding Home
Published on 09-03-2017 01:49 PM
I opened my eyes. What they saw could hardly be fathomed by my bare mind. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There I was on a Sikorsky UH-60 helicopter, famously known as the 'Black Hawk' by military guys and the average Joe alike. Looking o  Read More...
By Dhiya Danial in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 318
Views: 235
Tribute to a journalist’s test of life
Published on 09-07-2017 04:34 PM
Tribute to a journalist’s test of life This is a personal tribute to my dad who has left world for eternal peace. This is about my memories with him throughout my 19 years with him. A good Journalist, father and most importantly a good friend he was. So here we go, down the memories of lane.   Read More...
By Rutran Santhiran in
Reader Points: 60
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 173
Views: 233
The Pirate and The Time Machine
Published on 09-07-2017 01:38 PM
The Pirate and the Time Travel Machine The room is as dark as raven that I could hardly step on the wrong foot. Every step as I walked toward that man over that giant machine, I could hear those clanging tools that left on the floor by him. I could vomit as soon as I stepped in this room; those heav  Read More...
By Tan Liyen in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 324
Views: 221
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
A Petitioner's Speech
Published on 09-11-2017 03:25 AM
Hi,  I am a lawyer and some years back (and I refuse to tell you how many years exactly it was) I was "called to the bar". Being called to the bar is a ceremony held in a Malaysian court whereby a judge pronounces you, having battled through a number of years of tertiary education to obtain a l  Read More...
By Teh Sue Peng in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 266
Views: 215
Magic
Published on 09-01-2017 01:23 AM
With the eyes that would flare with sparks of enchantment; hands that would give the warmest touch to those she loved; rosy lips that had the ability to cast deadly curses and resurrecting spells; she was the girl with the most unprecedented poise and beauty with the fatal elegance running through h  Read More...
By Arunavathy Prabagaran in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 96
Views: 213
Can I have a feeling too
Published on 09-12-2017 11:13 PM
"Please, give me one more time." They're always pleading me. "Please, I don't want to die." In their eyes always had this teriffied looks for me. "Please, give me one more change. I still have people that need me." They always afraid of me when their saw me. "Please don't take me away." She said wit  Read More...
By adenin binti mohd azhar in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 21000
Rank: 372
Views: 210
Jump
Published on 09-02-2017 12:28 AM
Larry made his mind once for all. He had nothing left for himself. This was the day he take the jump. He made his way up the stairs and as he walked up , he noticed the night was quieter than usual. The sky had no stars, not unusual since the city had no stars. Another depressing thing about his lif  Read More...
By preveena in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 102
Views: 201
Devil Dancer
Published on 08-20-2017 11:10 PM
"Get out," he muttered, one hand holding his head and the other grabbing onto a bottle of beer tightly. "You're no son of mine. I didn't raise you to be a dancer." He shut his eyes tightly, showing signs of his head hurting.  I walked silently out of the house, as I didn't want to anger anyone  Read More...
By Nikki Cheah in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 321
Views: 200
Hail to the King
Published on 08-28-2017 08:15 PM
When I was a little girl, maybe around eight or nine years old, there was a game that my friends and I used to play together. We called it ‘Hail to the King’ and this was how we played it: One kid would bring his name forward as candidate to be the leader or the ‘king’ of the  Read More...
By Derrick Leong Li Keat in
Reader Points: 70
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 171
Views: 200
They Call Me Virgo
Published on 08-28-2017 07:02 PM
 Van Gregory, a 16 year old teenager who goes to Amberville High, he was the school jock. A popular teen who had earned respect and adoration by the school and Amberville alike   It seems today was going to be a bad day for him, 3rd July 2018.   Van walks to the entranc  Read More...
By Iman Syamil Rujhan in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 231
Views: 198
The Spoon
Published on 09-10-2017 04:46 PM
The Spoon By Sandra Tai Yoke Kam She died three days ago after a fatal accident on the road. She had been rushing to pick up their baby from the baby sitter's house. It was raining and she didn't stop at the junction. The other car came from the other side and ploughed into her driver's side. She d  Read More...
By sandra Tai in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 101
Views: 196
The Devil Inside
Published on 08-29-2017 11:00 AM
We all have that dark little secret that we kept hidden deep in ourselves. Not our family or even our best friend knew about it. We all have that little devil that we raised hidden from the world, feed him with anger and lies. Not many choose to set the devil loose, not many dares to reveal the esse  Read More...
By Izzat in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 356
Views: 194
Current Account
Published on 08-31-2017 11:22 AM
What you are about to read is a real life account of a crime that still remain unsolved. If you are reading this, I ensure you that this is real. I write this at the last moment of my life, he is going to get me soon. In fact I can hear his footsteps nearing me and his breath, god why does a human  Read More...
By Famir Waldorf-Lecter in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 319
Views: 188
Bora Bora
Published on 09-12-2017 07:36 AM
  “This is the story of Laura and how she died. So listen close and listen hard cause Laura’s was a fun story that suddenly got caught up in shit storm and what’s even better about the story is how she shoved through it. Laura blinked. Once. Then her eyelids lost control and s  Read More...
By Shya in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 181
Views: 186