Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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The cursed Violinist
Published on 09-03-2017 11:03 PM
The stage, the place of nightmares and fleeting hope. This battlefield could once be called my playground. Making names and creating records was all but child’s play. Then again, I was a child. My mother, a widow, was a professional artist in the music world. After witnessing my prowess of the  Read More...
By SHERN REDBARREN in
Reader Points: 390
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 300
Views: 1267
What It Takes for the Breaking of Bones
Published on 08-29-2017 03:59 PM
Students clad in white coats filtered in and filled the room with chatter. Some were discussing medical facts and a few complained about the weather. “It was so hot yesterday that I had to sleep in my underwear!” A guy whined. “I wish I could do the same.” A girl sighed. Bu  Read More...
By CL in
Reader Points: 300
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 210
Views: 1266
Love in 1963.
Published on 09-01-2017 07:02 PM
16th October 1964. 'The sound of the birds chirping in the air makes my heart want to sing aloud, The sound of the waves crashing in each time it kisses the shores makes my mind calm, The sound of his laughter makes my lips to be plastered in a small smile, The sound of his voice makes me want to ru  Read More...
By Sarah Mary in
Reader Points: 240
Editor Points: 24000
Rank: 346
Views: 1255
The Foreign Language
Published on 08-26-2017 01:30 PM
I was never really good in Mandarin. Ah, who am I kidding? My Mandarin was horrible, deplorable, atrocious, and sometimes incomprehensible. Growing up speaking nothing but English at home, Mandarin was considered foreign to me. Up until the age of eight, keeping up was never much of a problem becaus  Read More...
By Christina Wong Xiauna in
Reader Points: 470
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 297
Views: 1228
Inked
Published on 09-13-2017 11:53 PM
"Thank you." "What?" He asked. "I said thank you." A little louder this time. He looked at me as if I just grew another head, "What for? I haven't done anything special, have I?" Now it's my turn to look at him like he just grew another head. "Yes, you have. You made her whole again. Did you kno  Read More...
By Angela Roselyn Anthony in
Reader Points: 540
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 154
Views: 1215
From Mydin with love
Published on 09-08-2017 03:19 PM
I was about to pay for my purchase in Mydin when the call came in. “Hello?” “Your father’s admitted to the hospital. You need to come back now.” “Oh gosh, okay, I’m on my way out of Mydin now.” My heart raced as I handed the bills to the cashier. &ldqu  Read More...
By Fradella Sandy Telasai in
Reader Points: 410
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 208
Views: 1210
Rainbow after a hurricane
Published on 09-01-2017 04:46 PM
       She blinked. It was a foreign room. A white,blank room. She couldn't remember anything. The room looks foreign to her. The room was freezing cold. She spotted a big,oval mirror at the edge of the room.  She walked to the mirror. She was drawn to its beauty. The wooden  Read More...
By Pavitra Ganesan in
Reader Points: 340
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 253
Views: 1206
Precious Memories
Published on 08-24-2017 11:30 PM
Cereals? Bread with peanut butter? Porridge? Milo? Hmmm,what have I eaten this morning? My thoughs are so blurry that I could not even figure it out myself but nevermind thats not important. I have got other things to do. Dad! Dad! Was that someone calling me? I dont think so, anyway even if it is t  Read More...
By Troy Sim Jun Chen in
Reader Points: 460
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 156
Views: 1204
It's All About Autumn
Published on 09-10-2017 11:34 AM
Try to live each day as it comes. Every day, I wake up and tell myself to live another day. It has become a routine that I repeat this same phrase to myself day after day. I have tried to get by just as everybody does but ordinary doesn’t seem to fit in my vocabulary. It’s alien; like ha  Read More...
By Renisha Leena in
Reader Points: 370
Editor Points: 51000
Rank: 12
Views: 1142
Lemonades in the Desert
Published on 09-12-2017 10:57 PM
Lemonades in the Desert Sloth can’t decide which was more scorching; the sun beating down on him mercilessly or the rage exploding directly into his ear. “Soldier, how dare you disobey a direct order from ME to remain in base and go AWOL! I will not tolerate this.” Sloth had half a  Read More...
By Joel Tan in
Reader Points: 320
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 81
Views: 1120
Regrets
Published on 09-09-2017 03:15 AM
They were close friends for twelve years now. Noah and Kayla had first met at college. They have the same major. At first, they kept on competing with each other’s grades but then gradually became buddies. They would talk about everything on their short but long journey back to their dorm room  Read More...
By Nurhamizah in
Reader Points: 210
Editor Points: 30000
Rank: 256
Views: 1097
Gentleman Monster
Published on 08-25-2017 12:01 AM
THE other day, I went clubbing with my friends. The club was wild as there was an event for someone’s birthday. I was enjoying the music at the bar because I would not dance as it is not my thing. The bartender, Julian was nice as he kept me entertained with his stories. Luckily the bar was no  Read More...
By Eiyka Fezz in
Reader Points: 320
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 301
Views: 1094
The Huntress and the Wolf
Published on 08-31-2017 11:32 AM
THE HUNTRESS AND THE WOLF     Ruby Blackthorn woke up with a start, her body aching all over. She realized two things then: she wasn't lying on her bed, instead on hard soil; second, she was bloody all over. She tried to sit up, but felt a sharp pain on her left arm and moved her othe  Read More...
By Ariel Gan in
Reader Points: 330
Editor Points: 42000
Rank: 80
Views: 1093
MY LOVE SECRET
Published on 09-04-2017 01:56 PM
MY LOVE SECRET A fictional story by Zachary Wee I am in love. A love so deep that only known to me. It is said that love and heartbreak comes as a package, even though it is the worst package you received but you are still willingly to open it. Sometimes there are high tide and low tide in relatio  Read More...
By Zachary Wee in
Reader Points: 270
Editor Points: 18000
Rank: 376
Views: 1090
That Happy Man, Stan
Published on 09-05-2017 04:04 PM
Stan lived alone in a small unit on the top floor of a five-storey apartment block in Detroit. Despite turning 70 on a wintry Christmas Eve, he still found satisfaction in a job as an employee in a factory making rubber soles for shoes. Solitude did not easily come to him as he was surrounded by the  Read More...
By Sheu Quen in
Reader Points: 210
Editor Points: 48000
Rank: 20
Views: 1085