| My review is based on professional editing points. It is meant to be honest, encouraging, and respectful in accordance with WDC guidelines.
A haunted house continues to haunt a couple, even after they move...
WHAT I LIKED
I liked how the word red was used at interesting points in the story. There was a red tiled roof, a red moon, and ending pulled in the red tiled roof again to make a nice circle back to the beginning.
This is told in the third person, by an unnamed narration. Narration is consistent. Past tense is used appropriately.
There's no dialogue.
There's enough to set the scenes, but this is something that could be expanded on. I might suggest using the 5 senses. You could have a lot of fun with "smell."
TIME: modern day
PLACE: urban setting/a haunted house
This is something that is clarified for the reader.
There's enough here to understand her motivations. After losing her child and family, cats become her friends until ...
I did not spot any spelling/punctuation mistakes.
Suggestions as mentioned above. The opening engages the reader. Word count was listed in accordance with the rules. Good luck in the Bard's Hall contest. Good use of honor elements in the story.