Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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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: 1134
Published on 09-05-2017 01:39 AM
I rubbed my temples as they started throbbing painfully. I downed some painkillers out of habit. Ears ringing, perhaps a sign of pending tinnitus. Alas for me, that was not the case. Her piercing scream and bloodied hands haunted my dreams. But I failed to see her face. “Damned woman. I don&r  Read More...
By Izwazi in
Reader Points: 380
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 157
Views: 1127
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: 1123
A Present from the Future
Published on 09-06-2017 10:49 PM
When I was twelve, I found myself in the middle of the street I had never seen in my life. The sky was clouded over with grey clouds, but still light enough to pass for daytime. A slight breeze was ruffling my hair, blissfully cool for a summer afternoon. Faded pavements bordered the gravelly road w  Read More...
By Chan Huey Yung in
Reader Points: 420
Editor Points: 57000
Rank: 3
Views: 1123
The Pinnacle
Published on 08-22-2017 10:16 PM
BOOM! There was an enormous explosion. It was as though a fist of white flame had decided to punch its way out of the 17th floor. Windows shattered, smoke rushed out. Thousands of pieces of glass and steel, a deadly rainfall, showered down. A huge bite had been taken out of the side and the roof of   Read More...
By Durga in
Reader Points: 160
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 49
Views: 1113
Published on 09-01-2017 05:33 PM
   I've seen it in my dreams, far too many times than I could count; it is all too familiar to me now.      Running through a dark alley way, turning left corners and rights. I was chasing after someone...something. Then I stopped to the sudden bang of a gunshot, f  Read More...
By Aaron J. Patrick in
Reader Points: 260
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 304
Views: 1074
The Kite Maker
Published on 09-06-2017 10:23 PM
The Kite Maker sat on his stool, hunched over his latest creation. He trimmed and flexed the bamboo with ease from years of experience. He had been making the moon kite since he was a boy of 7. Now he was close to 70. His eye sight was not as good as it used to be but that did not deter him. He coul  Read More...
By Koay Joo Bee in
Reader Points: 190
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 160
Views: 1047
Ferryman in White
Published on 09-12-2017 06:56 PM
The girl had died in operation, and as the gentle bead that tipped the scale, he had found himself perfunctorily peeling off the gloves, washing his hands, and numbly retreating to his office just outside. It was the last operation of the day after all, so he could afford some reprieve. Quietly, he   Read More...
By Daniel Kam Chun Ernn in
Reader Points: 350
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 39
Views: 1042
Merlin's Beard!
Published on 09-06-2017 09:17 PM
Darkness crept over the grandeur that was Camelot and all the land around it as far as the eyes could see. The sun was high in the sky but blackened by a cannonball that had been strategically placed in the sky. On that fateful day, birds in the sky fell, crickets chirped, and wolves howled as the s  Read More...
By Titus in
Reader Points: 430
Editor Points: 33000
Rank: 207
Views: 997
Doctor Reality
Published on 09-12-2017 07:38 PM
"It's crazy how reality can push someone so far into themselves," I remembered thinking as I walked up the stairs towards the room at the far corner of the mansion, my brown suitcase bouncing occasionally on my leg. Dolly was in front of me, leading the way as usual. I walked steadily, going through  Read More...
By Anjali Nijjar in
Reader Points: 340
Editor Points: 45000
Rank: 40
Views: 977
The Gentle Sex
Published on 08-24-2017 11:15 AM
The Gentle Sex    (  by Dr Salina Abdullah  ) ( 2,357words )   The word  Gender  visualizes  the Male and Female . But we forget the existence of yet  another  few . They are the Transgender  which again varieties exist in the form of chara  Read More...
By Salina Abdullah in
Reader Points: 190
Editor Points: 27000
Rank: 309
Views: 971
The Untameable Ang Moh boyfriend
Published on 09-04-2017 10:00 AM
 “Hey Sue Ann, Alex, how’s it going,” Jim, my ang moh boyfriend of 8 years casually greeted my mum and dad at the door of our semi-detached house, as he leaned in to shake my dad’s hand, who looked hugely unimpressed, and hugged and pecked my mum on the cheek. Rule numbe  Read More...
By kristina khoo in
Reader Points: 160
Editor Points: 36000
Rank: 163
Views: 959
The Quiet Ones
Published on 09-04-2017 10:57 PM
The Quiet Ones By Alison Yap    Orientation is the highlight of the week, the vultures tend to circle the main conference room in HR, just waiting to get a whiffed of the fresh meat getting prepped for the grinder.  Male and female alike, they buzz about the floor drawn to the place  Read More...
By Alison Yap in
Reader Points: 90
Editor Points: 57000
Rank: 5
Views: 958
Not a Sad Ending
Published on 08-26-2017 05:46 PM
“A love is just Love. It’s the greatest and deepest emotions that God ever created and give to all of His creations, whether it’s for human or animal. There’s no need for boundaries, judgmental opinion, dishonesty, unfaithfulness or even unrequited. When the time to love, jus  Read More...
By Shaerra Shafinaz Osman in
Reader Points: 240
Editor Points: 39000
Rank: 117
Views: 950
A Mother's Journey : Multitasking from Home
Published on 08-19-2017 06:47 PM
A mother's journey comprises of many adventures and unexpected turns of events. However one of the many would be the expectations that the public projects and expects a mother to outperform herself.  Based on a true story of me. I used to work in a huge corporation from Korea. I was based in th  Read More...
By Sebrinah Yeo in
Reader Points: 140
Editor Points: 18000
Rank: 377
Views: 937