Moving On
By Myra Ng in General Literary | Reads: 45,729 | Likes: 0
   A Hong Kong drama was playing on our old television set in the living room where my great grandmother spent most of her days. I recalled how undeniably captivated she was by movies of this sort and how she would complain on and on about the unsatisfactory endings.      &n  Read More...
Published on Aug 24,2017 01:02 PM
Why didn't I listen?
By Julia Elise in General Literary | Reads: 31,807 | Likes: 0
When I was 10 years old, I used to play cops and robbers with my best friend Joe in my backyard. We would run around without a care in the world while my mother watched from the window in the kitchen. She would always tell me not to run but I wouldn't care much about that because I knew that if I ev  Read More...
Published on Sep 11,2017 01:18 PM
King Rorkhan
By Sharel in Fantasy | Reads: 31,553 | Likes: 0
The eerie darkness of the winter night would have never escaped the memory of the kingdom. The kingdom was at horrendous battle with their darkest enemy, Lord Ogrorn, the master of the Dwyrrods. This war was to assassinate Prince Rorkhan, the future king. Legend has it, that before twilight beckons   Read More...
Published on Sep 12,2017 06:27 AM
Angel of Death and the Medic
By Crystal Ng Mun Caeng Blackmascara in Supernatural | Reads: 18,658 | Likes: 0
One of the most powerful trigger to a certain memory is the sense of smell. The smell of freshly cut grass, women perfume, fresh pastry, and most unpleasantly, the smell of death. I spent 11 years working in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and currently working as a ‘Last Responder&rsqu  Read More...
Published on Aug 30,2017 01:22 PM
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
By Arianna Kugendran in General Literary | Reads: 16,789 | Likes: 0
“It’s time to go to school.” A singsong voice echoed above her as she opened her eyes. Sarah Virtus looked into the smiling, bright eyes of her mother. “Good morning, sweetheart.” Her mother said, her golden locks of hair falling over her face majestically. Sarah would   Read More...
Published on Aug 21,2017 03:16 PM
Chase - The Chamber
By Woo Der Yuan in Thriller | Reads: 14,890 | Likes: 0
Just like every other day, Chase watched his parents going off to work as he got ready for school. His grandfather had constantly remarked at the majestic beauty of Earth but Chase and his grandfather could never meet eye to eye. His grandfather had said the Earth was green but no matter how hard C  Read More...
Published on Sep 8,2017 08:42 PM
By Diyana Soraya in Sci-fi | Reads: 14,070 | Likes: 0
The world was ending. Marcus found that thought to be surreal, to be a joke, but it wasn’t. It was, no matter what he believed, reality.  He sighed. Now that he was waiting for his impending death, what was he supposed to do? He guessed he could just wait for death to knock on his door an  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 06:16 PM
Sasquatch by Raffael Cabir Smith
By Charanjit Kaurr in Sci-fi | Reads: 11,818 | Likes: 0
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...
Published on Sep 12,2017 07:09 PM
By Santini Pathinathan in General Literary | Reads: 10,918 | Likes: 0
YODA Each morning I wake up with my Mama on my mind and pain in my heart. The first few days was a complete confusion, he was worried, then a few weeks later, the cries began, then the arguments over the phone and then finally here I am. In a cold, small grey cell that looks more like a prison. Ever  Read More...
Published on Sep 3,2017 01:58 PM
The Curse of Bibik Swee Neo
By Peter Soh in General Literary | Reads: 10,455 | Likes: 0
“Good combination,” said Bibik Swee Neo to herself while fastening her navy blue kebaya sulam with her favourite kerongsang rantai given to her by her late parents as a wedding gift in 1960. Her kerongsang rantai which consists of three-linked brooches was extraordinary; it was a balleri  Read More...
Published on Aug 23,2017 07:02 PM
Yours truly
By Anupama Ravindran Menon in Romance | Reads: 9,983 | Likes: 0
As the blanket of stars drape the falling dusky sun, a subtle breeze of accomplishment marking the end of the day caressed my cheeks. A washout of final rays of colors streaking through the canvas of approaching darkness, reminded me of blossoming petals amidst the creaks of cold, dead wall. With t  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 12:00 PM
Maid in Malaysia
By Andrew Teo in General Literary | Reads: 9,644 | Likes: 0
The start of my day is dark and silent. There is a chill from the morning dew. My body is tired, but the demands of the day chase away my time to rest. I live in a house on a hill dressed in wood and marble. In this house a father, a mother, a son, and a woman who is unseen. I am that unseen woman.  Read More...
Published on Sep 12,2017 08:49 PM
Smile, Emilé
By Dianne Leong Mae Lynn in Mystery | Reads: 8,820 | Likes: 0
Smile, Emilé “ Emilé…” Her father rasped as he choked on his own blood, his hand clutching an obscenely gaping lesion in his chest; the heart almost visible as it sputtered in its last vestiges of life. “You can meet me in Hell, “ He struggled as he spa  Read More...
Published on Sep 4,2017 10:24 AM
The Christmas Gift
By Divya Dixit in Romance | Reads: 8,557 | Likes: 0
"You're beautiful", Aaden whispered in a deep, husky voice looking at Veda without blinking an eyelid. "And you are flirt", she proclaimed with an assertion. He gawked and all his facial muscles twitched in sync. An unaffected Veda closed her book and said, "Well, I am done for now. When are you lea  Read More...
Published on Aug 24,2017 01:15 AM
Two Bodies in One
By Jowena Locke in Thriller | Reads: 7,549 | Likes: 0
“Aren’t you glad to see me?” He caressed his mother’s cheeks, watching the salty tears falling gracefully onto her cheekbones while eyes of true terror were entrenched permanently on his guardian’s cheeks. Her lips trembled attempting to attain words to speak in respons  Read More...
Published on Sep 8,2017 11:03 AM