Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Fright / Supernatural / Spooky / Horror / Scary Humor Mystery

The Ballad of Tahoe Tessie (by sandspur)

Summary:  Cattle are being eaten, and their picked-clean skeletons are being deposited near the lake, but when the Cartwrights investigate, they find a lot more than they ever bargained for … and the effects will last forever.

Rating: T (20,000 words)

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Posted in Humor Hurt/Comfort

Target Practice (by McFair)

Summary: It was just another ordinary day for Adam Cartwright, with the ordinary prospect that he would have to step in and keep his little brother out of trouble.  Or was it?

Word count: 2507
Rated: G

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Posted in Humor Modern Day Poetry

Becoming Ben Cartwright, aka The Ballad of Lorne Greene (by JC)

Summary:  The day a balding, middle-aged, B-movie actor became a legend in the making. (Written in the style of Lorne Greene’s Number One hit recording of “Ringo”)

Rating: G     Word Count: 203

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Posted in Humor

Fretting About Fundraising (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  It’s time to raise money for the church, and the ladies have an idea about how Ben and Adam can help with that.  However, as you would expect, things don’t work out as planned.Rating:  PG  Word Count:  1194

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Posted in Humor

Men of the Ponderosa: A Valentine’s Day Treat (by pjb)

Summary:  The studio executives pitch a brilliant marketing idea.

Rating: R (mild sexual and suggestive content)

Word count: 2,320

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Humor Writing Challenges

A Hot Day, a Cold Lake, and a Bare Brother (by DJK)

Summary: Little Joe recounts the tale of his encounter at the lake with a not so proper lady.

Rating: Teen for adult insinuations Word count: 1598

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Posted in Alternate Universe Humor

A Ponderosa Christmas . . . Or Maybe Not (by pjb)

Summary: Have you ever wondered why we didn’t see more Cartwright Christmas episodes? Turns out, it wasn’t an oversight. . . .

Rating: PG

Word count: 1,500

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Posted in Humor Prequel

Pie For Pa (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: While Hop Sing is away for a few days, Little Joe persuades Hoss to help with a surprise for their father and Adam.

Rating: K Word Count: 3695

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Humor Prequel

A True Cartwright (by freyakendra)

Summary:  The Ponderosa sets the stage for a kangaroo court that puts Ben on trial and puts a pubescent Joe through a whole lot of trouble.

Rated:  T Word Count: 14,000

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Posted in Drama Humor Prequel Short Stories

Hard Headed Woman (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Marie would do anything to protect her sons, anything…including this.

Rating: K+

Word Count: 737

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