Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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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
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Me and Her
Published on 09-13-2017 11:55 PM
With doubt all over my face, “Do I look nice in this dress?” I ask. She frowns and the creases on her forehead makes her look funny. “You look fat! Have u thought of liposuction?” I feel like my world is shattered to pieces and the tick-tock of my room clock seems deafening.   Read More...
By Navadharini Sunder in
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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
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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
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Inevitable
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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Unity, Our Greatest Strength
Published on 08-31-2017 04:32 PM
As our dear nation approaches its sixtieth anniversary of independence, it would be an opportune time indeed to take a step back and reflect on just how far we have come. Sixty years is an ineffably long time. Over the decades, Malaysia and its people have made much progress, exceeding far beyond th  Read More...
By Noel Wong Yan Ming in
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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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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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Rank: 379
Views: 73
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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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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Whatever you sow, so shall you reap
Published on 09-09-2017 04:09 PM
Crescia lived in a city called Zaqrat where people were impoverished and competitive for food. Thus, Crescia herself was no different from these people. She would do anything just to acquire some food for herself; steal, lie, murder - you name it. Zaqrat - a city of dirt, disease and strife. I  Read More...
By Cheryl in
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Rank: 105
Views: 71
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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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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Rank: 183
Views: 70
Sasquatch
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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Views: 67
Feelings
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: 67