The Empty House


Another story from the archives! This is an early story, written during my college career as a writing club challenge. Besides being based on a piece of music (if I remember correctly), I was also supposed to make it “not fantasy.” Er…not sure I managed that, except in a technical sense.

“The Empty House” is the story of a woman preparing for her father’s funeral. The woman, Susanna, resents her father for forgetting her in his final days as his mind and memories went. But while looking through his things, she discovers something….

It’s not a long story. Download and read it by clicking the link–>The Empty House by Nick Hayden