Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Alice's Wonderland
Published on 09-10-2017 05:49 PM
“Alice, it’s just a puppet! Stop overreacting! Keep your mouth shut and wipe those tears!” Alice was definitely going to throw up all over the puppet display then promptly just die. Her mother doesn’t understand. Her fears, no matter how irrational were very real and very sc  Read More...
By Shya in
Reader Points: 0
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 66
Views: 82
Love symphony
Published on 09-13-2017 12:00 AM
Ethan's hand slowly slipped into his pocket, hiding a ring he was holding. When Emma told him that Michael, her high school crush had proposed her, Ethan congratulated her while holding back his tears. "So tell me how it all started." Ethan said. Trying to sound as genuine as possible. "Remember th  Read More...
By Najma Hayati in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 0
Rank: 385
Views: 81
At Sixes and Sevens
Published on 08-27-2017 05:41 PM
One day I woke up suddenly with chills. The room was freezing cold. Everything was still and quiet. Not a sound was to be heard except for the blowing of the winter wind outside and the slight taping of the tree branch outside my room’s window. I got up and put on my black sweater for some war  Read More...
By Nurul Hidayah in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 237
Views: 81
Eight; Journey To The Fallen Capital of Airnherm
Published on 09-07-2017 08:05 PM
She was holding back her tears as she cupped her daughter’s cheek, “Sweet dreams my dear.” She waved her hand towards the light crystal and the room dimmed at her command. She put the letter besides her daughter’s pillow. Slowly, she closed the door. The crystals along t  Read More...
By Axleina Maxwell in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 270
Views: 78
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: 26
Views: 76
A Story about Seert
Published on 09-06-2017 06:20 PM
She touched the tiny, thin, piece of green. There were millions of them at least, all connected by a series of wire-like strands. The delicate strands were attached to a solid brown structure. It was breathtaking; she was mesmerized by the intricate detail that covered the solid brown structure, par  Read More...
By Mellaney Goh in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 234
Views: 75
Published on 09-12-2017 10:35 PM
      19 years, 11 months, 14 days, 21 hours and 17 minutes. I knew that when I boarded this spacecraft, I would be in space for a long time. A really long time. And I was willing to take that risk. They told me that it would take 7 years to Saturn, and 7 years back. They're 12 years   Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 130
Views: 73
Somewhere Only we Know
Published on 09-13-2017 10:18 PM
The path that we used to walk together, now full with dry leaves that struggle to survive through this cold weather. This place used to be so lively, full with couples taking their evening walks and kids running around with so much happiness. I remember, you held my hand for the first time and you c  Read More...
By Anne Rose in
Reader Points: 30
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 177
Views: 73
Life with Aim
Published on 08-24-2017 12:03 AM
Life could be a mystery to everyone. How the people live their life with their beliefs? Life with aim leads us to better and healthier environment. There were a  Read More...
By Agira in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 238
Views: 70
Love And War
Published on 08-27-2017 03:14 PM
 It has been 5 days since he had called for reinforcements. " Where the fuck are they ?....." his mind voice always said. When he enlisted in the army, he didn't do it for one purpose only. There were many. To name a few, it would be for the country, for his family and friends, you know....the   Read More...
By Darshan Galadaran in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 272
Views: 70
Being Different
Published on 09-10-2017 09:35 PM
I never really knew I was different. Not until I realized it wasn't normal to do what I always do. Dear small little me, young innocent me...  I was thirteen when I first decided to show my other self to the people around me. It was at a small gathering that was meant to promote some   Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 323
Views: 69
Living Wishes
Published on 09-02-2017 08:32 PM
 I wished that I could say something to you, standing there speechlessly smiling at me. Were you trying to curse me with your smile before you left? I wished that somehow, even if I had to lie through my teeth, there would be a way to bring you back to us. Then, I lacked the courage to even mov  Read More...
By Ryan Isaac in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 271
Views: 68
the strange red shoes
Published on 09-12-2017 10:10 AM
THE STRANGE RED SHOES Written by Marina Bansing Amora went to school early that morning. As usual she woke up and prepare for her breakfast. Amora live with Aunt Julia in the house. Her parent went out at overseas to do some important business trip at the pearl island. Amora is 15 years old now. Sh  Read More...
By marina bansing in
Reader Points: 20
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 322
Views: 66
She Remembered
Published on 09-13-2017 11:57 PM
She remembered the night she became a dragon. She remembered the way the wind rushed between her glittered scales, how it flowed over her sinuous body. She remembered the streams of liquid fire that fell from her great maw onto the endless oceans below, sizzling into billows of steam. She remembered  Read More...
By Lee Ching Ching in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 273
Views: 66
Cinderella-An Adaptation
Published on 08-21-2017 06:50 PM
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful girl named Cinderella. This is how her story began. “Isn’t our daughter lovely?” said her father. They were in the garden watching Cinderella playing. Her mother smiled affectionately. Despite her graceful smile, her face was as pale as a g  Read More...
By Farah Humaira in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 239
Views: 62