Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Published on 08-26-2017 06:01 PM
Opening the cover of my diary, I began; "Dear Eden: Death. It’s a word everyone feels terrified of. Well at least most of them anyway, unlike a few who have accepted the fate that’s to come. Dying signifies the lost of loved ones or someone close to you. Death is like future; you never kno  Read More...
By Jo in
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A Paper Bag
Published on 08-22-2017 11:57 PM
Imagine that in your life, you are being used all the time and have never benefited or gained anything from it instead getting betrayal as a repayment to you. This is possibly something to be thought about. It was a rainy Tuesday morning. The shop across Piccadilly Street didn’t seem dull at  Read More...
By Durga in
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The Dark Empress
Published on 09-04-2017 05:07 PM
There was once a wise and just king who ruled over a kingdom. His kingdom, however merry, was plagued with poverty. Wanting to change the fate of his kingdom, the king set out on a quest with his army to bring back prosperity and wealth. One day, he ventured into a land where its air was foul and da  Read More...
By Shaneen Sophie Gan in
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Some Nights
Published on 09-01-2017 04:37 PM
I often find myself thinking what would it be like if I weren’t here. Would people be happier than what they actually were? Would my parents live in the city with my older sister and a dog? Would my best friend have another person as my friend? These thoughts have always been circling in my he  Read More...
By Venessa Chan in
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Published on 09-12-2017 09:23 PM
It was May 27, 1999. Two squatchers by the names of Ava and her (so called) boyfriend, Dennis, go squatching for the Skunk Ape, the famous cousin of Bigfoot… the notorious creature that roams the night, leaving his putrid odour wherever it goes. Easily distinguished from its tall hairy brethr  Read More...
By Charanjit Kaurr in
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The baby daddy
Published on 09-07-2017 08:13 PM
‘Jeff, could you take care of Mia this weekend?’ ask me through my phone as soon as Jeff picked up ‘Where are you going on this weekend? I thought it’s your day off.’ ‘You’re not going believe this but Jackie took a day off and I have replace her this weeken  Read More...
By nor athira sujino in
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Bloody Memories
Published on 09-10-2017 02:36 PM
Melania sighs. Her mother softly pats her head which briefly reminds her of her dead dog. She glances to her feet. Few steps away, under the floorboards, her dead dog is rotting away in a tightly sealed bag. She didn’t kill it. But if she were to bring it up, they’d think she definitely   Read More...
By Shya in
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Published on 09-02-2017 05:58 PM
It hurts. It hurts so much you know. With everyone and I mean everyone looks down on you. Facing everything alone with nobody to lend a shoulder to cry on. Why, why.. WHY….! Leaving me alone to face the world. Did I make the right decision? What have I done wrong in life? Should I just end it  Read More...
By Stefanie Alison in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 136
Views: 53
Autumn Leaves, Falling
Published on 09-10-2017 09:36 PM
A wretched cry escaped from her mouth, feeling like she wanted to tear her heart out. ************** Autumn Summers had the stupidest name. She doesn't know why her parents decided to name her that way. For god's sake, autumn comes after summer, not before. She hoped that her parents   Read More...
By Arianna Kugendran in
Reader Points: 20
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The Story of My Unsual Life
Published on 09-13-2017 11:22 PM
Prologue Ok I admit, I am a movie God. How do I conclude that? From my earlier interview which I am about to share with you. At first glance, you’d wonder if I actually did go mental but after a while you’d see the logic behind it and admittedly it worked if the pieces were put in the   Read More...
By aidil harith in
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Earthy Miracles
Published on 09-03-2017 11:21 AM
He had a serious, quiet and heartfelt eye contact with Delia for a moment. The doctor put his hand on her arm and said gently, “You or the baby will survive. Not both. I’m sorry.” With a facial expression full of resentment,  Delia sobbed and pearls of tears rolled down her pa  Read More...
By Mae Cheong in
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Published on 09-07-2017 10:30 PM
An Evening It’s the lights. It’s always the lights that get her. Humans are suckers for bright, colourful lights, she knows this. She doesn’t mind not understanding why, but she has wondered about it. As she exits the building, she wonders about it while eyeing a point of light in   Read More...
By Alvin Sri Dar in
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Can you heal me
Published on 09-11-2017 01:28 PM
Chris Yong, a handsome guy that come from wealth family, that owns hotel, gallery and restaurant. He is the president to 5 star Arts Hotel thag always attend by rich people all over the world. He also kind to others and sensitive when WOMEN want to become his girlfriend because he always heartbroken  Read More...
By Mary Chin in
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The Metal Bird in the Sky
Published on 09-02-2017 09:03 PM
The Metal Bird in the Sky Saturday, 5.00 pm Qasim is rather ill today, he apparently ate some peculiar-looking berries along the side of the coastline which he found and presumed to be safe to eat. That notion proved wrong as he convulsed and defecated all day long to which papa had the unfortu  Read More...
By Nazeem Wan Den in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 135
Views: 48
An angel lives among us
Published on 08-22-2017 10:48 PM
“Human beings who look for a miracle, have forgotten what they already have. They breathe. It is because we are alive and breathing that we can treat others with ultimate kindness and humanity. It is with utmost simplicity that a man speaks from his heart to another. He is Prem Rawat or k  Read More...
By Durga in
Reader Points: 10
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 330
Views: 48