Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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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 Unknown Journey
Published on 09-13-2017 10:36 PM
The Unknown Journey I’m late by 10 minutes! Why is it so difficult for me to wake up when the alarm goes off? I cursed myself while driving thru the traffic that seems endless like an army of ants marching to work. I was determined not to be late for work as it will decide my future in the org  Read More...
By Puvaneswary Krishnan in
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Aunty, one whole chicken how much?
Published on 09-06-2017 04:53 PM
A Chicken Rice Stall Umar Abdul Aziz B Azizi     A new boy comes in today smelling of an air conditioned room that hasn’t aired itself out for a very long time, and sweat. Sweat - unlike mine, strong healthy sweat, a sign of good health and better work done no, his sweat is the  Read More...
By umar in
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It is not the only choice you have
Published on 08-27-2017 09:19 PM
I am nineteen years old and will be pursuing my degree in law or in other words, L.L.B (Hons) on 11th of September 2017. As most of you would have known, pursuing my studies in law will be a roller coaster journey will numerous obstacles in line so why did i choose to read law? Do i really want to b  Read More...
By Aryanna in
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The Theatre of Dreams
Published on 09-10-2017 03:37 PM
 “I don’t want to do this anymore, please.”   “Bao, think about the money we can make. Your fiancé just bought a half million condominium, you need to finance your seaside-themed wedding and remember that honeymoon in Paris.”   “We should sto  Read More...
By Irwin Choo in
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Cheater or not?
Published on 09-04-2017 05:34 PM
It was 12 midnight.That night I went home after an exhausting day in my office. My wife was waiting for me at the hall while watching television as usual. I was late because I had dozen of works in office to be finished. I need to submit my report for Mr.Lim’s case tomorrow morning. So, I was  Read More...
By Lily in
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The Queen of Ertims
Published on 09-06-2017 06:09 PM
There was once a fair fairy called Atirs  She lived in a faraway land A place where fairies ruled and mortals lived with them Atirs is a princess  She was once a fairy who was loved by the entire kingdom  She was supposed to marry her beloved Sadly, she was pushed down from the h  Read More...
By Soo Jin Pei in
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Much ado about nothing
Published on 08-25-2017 09:46 AM
As i am sitting here, i ponder on realities of life. What would you do if you are resigned to 10 years of sitting. No big hardship to sit. It is not an exercise in hardship at all. Come on, how difficult can that be! I dare you. Can you sit for two hours on a decent chair. Backs straight mind you. I  Read More...
By Thavamalar a/p Candasamy in
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Beast of the black forest
Published on 09-12-2017 01:51 PM
Beast of the black forest ‘This is a story that my uncle experienced when he was 5 years old’, said Zane. My name is Vance Astrovik. I am a-19-year old student at high town high school. I am going to tell a very scary story that may be scary to me but may be not to you but just listen to  Read More...
By SUNAIDAH ABDULLAH in
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The TAP by Nisha Sharma
Published on 09-12-2017 03:49 PM
THE TAP   Jia knew she had to do something, she wasn’t sure what she could do to make her fears known. Her heart pounded like a piling rig, the inaudible sound reaching out to her ears, tearing her conscience apart every time she saw her crying. “I will do it, I will do it&r  Read More...
By Nisha Sharma in
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My Father's Legacy
Published on 09-02-2017 12:26 PM
“Dad, I’ve made it!” I exclaimed excitedly. There was no reply. How I wish he was there at my convocation for my master’s degree. How I wanted to cry and how much I’ve cried.  “Dad, I know you can see me from heaven. I know you’ll be proud of me.”  Read More...
By Alice Tong in
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Never A Princess
Published on 09-01-2017 10:19 PM
She folded the newspaper. Supporting her heavily pregnant stomach, she got up to get her mobile phone and sat back on the couch. Her fingers trembled as she keyed in a message.  RAY IS DEAD. DO YOU KNOW THAT? The message was replied almost instantly.  NO. WHAT HAPPENED? Tears started to fl  Read More...
By Alice Tong in
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It's not overi
Published on 09-05-2017 09:32 AM
I dedicated 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
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Almost Goodbye
Published on 09-11-2017 09:01 PM
My memories are now only bittersweet reminders of you. I still remember how you got to me. How you saved me. Our first meeting was nothing like a romantic love at first sight cliché. You were anything other than the bad boy and I was just me. I first saw you at the park where I sat on a bench  Read More...
By Atikah Yusri in
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My Last View of The Lake
Published on 09-01-2017 11:22 PM
My Last View Of The Lake by Zayra Ramos "Kachu" Here  I still. Been running around the same trees for hours. Why he wants to kill me? What have I done to him? Such a hate. Such a need to feel his knife cutting my skin and watch my blood run free. And I can't find a way out of here.  He  Read More...
By Zayra Ramos in
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