Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Apple Trees and Goodbyes
Published on 09-01-2017 03:45 AM
The lake shimmered like crystals in the afternoon sun. The sight before me was breathtaking, but it was nothing compared to the girl I held in my arms. Sophie was light, so light, so fragile in my arms. Her grip was limp around my neck. Each breath she took was laboured and I could feel the wheeze   Read More...
By Lau Bei Hua Jessie in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 98
Views: 159
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: 158
The Silent Killer
Published on 08-20-2017 03:37 AM
On Tuesday, January 25,a neighbourhood of Putramas was shockened by the mysterios of the dead young lady, Sara in her apartment when the whole of her family went travel oversea. The lady was found dead in a very tragic way which her head cut off from her body and hung up on the ceiling. The neighbou  Read More...
By shafizah in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 358
Views: 157
King William
Published on 08-27-2017 07:09 PM
Once upon a time in a small kingdom unknown to the world, lived a King, a Queen and their five children; a prince and four princesses. "They lived happily," said the people because they never knew what really happened behind those humongous gates and tall white walls. The King and Queen sometimes ra  Read More...
By Nik Fateen Syahirah in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 236
Views: 155
It's not over
Published on 09-05-2017 09:38 AM
I dedicates this story for those who feel you are the only one suffering on this earth, hoping that you will gain your hope to live this life and pull you from your slump. When I was a kid, I always thought that I was the luckiest person who was blessed with both good parents. I could say that they   Read More...
By Cecelia Lihan in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 0
Rank: 386
Views: 153
Looped
Published on 09-02-2017 07:06 PM
(Author's Note: I expected the words in italic to be posted as well as they play an important role in this story. This is a fixed version. Parts contained in square brackets are supposed to be italic.) I sat down on the bench next to the football field. It's starting to be a daily routine of mine.   Read More...
By Abdul Muhaimin in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 59
Views: 152
Okay.
Published on 09-12-2017 10:38 PM
The first time she marked herself was when she was putting lotion on herself and the sharp edge at the back just intrigued her, run it across her skin, and then a slash. Just out of curiosity.It didn't bleed, blood was yucky, but it stayed for a day and a day to short. So the second time, putti  Read More...
By Nur'izzah Syakirah in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 180
Views: 152
Why Me?!
Published on 09-09-2017 12:27 AM
  As I was scrolling through Facebook, I spot a blog post on people randomly face swapping with items around their house on Snapchat. Being intrigued and curious, I decided to do it with my dear teddy, Petunia. Nervous and excited, I positioned myself next to Petunia and was ready to take a pho  Read More...
By Emma Malory in
Reader Points: 50
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 225
Views: 149
Pink Pure
Published on 09-13-2017 11:54 PM
"Give it back!" "No!" "Eriiiiic!" The boy sneers at the girl, throwing the pink crayon to the air then catches the short crayon in his palm in ease. The girl is too short to catch, too little for a seven-year-old height to jump to the height of thirteen years old boy, which is still in growing ph  Read More...
By Siti Anisah in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 100
Views: 144
A Big Bird's Story
Published on 09-05-2017 06:27 PM
My days are numbered. I have only lived for five years, a tiny fraction of an average human’s life span. But nevertheless my end is coming. I was designated as B-80 Sky Rider, the fastest bomber aircraft ever built by the Free Alliance Air Force (FAAF) at the time. With my six massive engines,  Read More...
By K WK in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 51000
Rank: 13
Views: 143
An Endless Dream
Published on 08-30-2017 10:50 PM
I opened my eyes to find myself lying on the cold, damp ground sheltered under the foilage of trees. I closed my eyes again, hoping to fall asleep again. I blinked open my eyes again as realisation tugs at my heart. I sat up and looked around. Everything was blurry. I was surrounded by a fog. Where   Read More...
By DizzyLizzyLizzz in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 99
Views: 143
You'd Be Okay
Published on 09-10-2017 10:15 PM
I stared at my reflection, my brown eyes scrutinizing every flaws on her face. Her black hair seemed to be getting duller and her lips, were always a bit small. Although her dimple managed to bring out some light to her feature, it was never enough to fill the void in her eyes. She wasn’t ug  Read More...
By FarahA in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 182
Views: 143
You matter
Published on 09-10-2017 12:32 AM
You matter By: Elyashraf Chapter 1  You're home alone, and this time it'll go farther than ever before. before it was just a cut here, a bruise there. this time, you know it is going to end.   you head for the bathroom with a large kitchen knife. you grab a towel and put it on the floor in  Read More...
By Elyashraf in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 184
Views: 139
Separation
Published on 09-12-2017 11:59 PM
'No! I must return to the North!' Ri shrieked, her arms flailing about her.  'Get me my walking stick,' she said to no one in particular, her face fleeting around the room with eyes robbed of vision. 'You can't! There is nothing left for you in the North,' Jun-Ah hopelessly tried for the u  Read More...
By Prestley Shim in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 48000
Rank: 25
Views: 138
The Strikers: Prodigal Son
Published on 09-06-2017 10:17 AM
The Strikers: The Prodigal Sons I’m awake. Fuck. Let’s look around. What’s today. March 20th. Shit. Where’s my phone. Twenty missed calls from Mikey. Goddammit. This is not a good way to start my day. Okay, let me rewind. My name is Giovanni “Aviator” Chiaro and  Read More...
By George Chiarovano in
Reader Points: 40
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 128
Views: 137