Posted in Drama Writing Challenges

A Better Man (by jfclover)

Summary:  Adam’s memories of a humiliating college prank resurface when he slips unannounced into his brother’s room to find Hoss secretly doctoring their young sibling.

Rated: PG     Word Count:  3544

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Posted in Drama Writing Challenges

A Christmas Story (by jfclover)

A Christmas Story was included in the 2016 Advent Calendar Collection.  Click ‘Comments’ or “Leave a Comment” above to leave comments for the author.  Or click Read More … below for a link to the story.

Summary:  A reason to be happy forever after.

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Posted in Drama Mystery

A Different Life (by jfclover)

Summary:  A stage mishap.  Is a son lost to his family forever?  This story contains excerpts from the Season 1 episode,  The Paiute War.  

WC: 34,000.  Rated: K+

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Post Timeline

A Grown Man – Book 2: A Harsh Remedy (by jfclover)

Summary:  A Grown Man:  Book 2 – In order to avoid Ali Parker now that she’s returned to Virginia City, Joe decides on a trip to Ft. Lowell, Arizona rather than deal with her unexpected return.  He finds himself trapped in a nightmare, and the circumstances that follow upon his return home will change his life forever. WHN for Season 14 – The Hunter.  

Rated: K+  Word Count 14,000

A Grown Man Series, links to all the stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Post Timeline

A Grown Man – Book 3: A Change of Heart (by jfclover)

Summary: Joe is still dealing with life after surgery, but a letter from Sacramento, California could change his life forever. While he’s away, someone unexpected turns up at the Ponderosa. I hope you enjoy this segment of the series.  

Rated PG  WC 21,500

A Grown Man Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama MA-Rated

A Grown Man (by jfclover)

Summary:  A falling out between Hoss and Joe leads to a crisis level that may never be rectified.  

Rated: MA   Word Count 23,000

A Grown Man Series, links to all the stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Post Timeline

A Grown Man: Book 4 – The World is Round (by jfclover)

Summary:  The brothers become reacquainted, but will a night of happiness for one lead to tragedy for the other?  Rated PG13  WC 16,700

A Grown Man Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

A House Divided (by jfclover)

Summary: WHI — Adam tries to set Joe straight on Frederick Kyle’s intentions by bringing up events that happened twelve years earlier when Ben was away from the ranch after Marie’s death.  

Rated: K+   WC 8760

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A Stake in the Future (by jfclover)

Summary:  Will longtime friendships be severed for one reason or another?  Will an unwarranted land dispute or the sale of a prized Kentucky stallion wreak havoc with the Cartwrights?  One son is injured in a freak accident.  One son is anxious to bring home the prized stallion while the third is away from the ranch and late returning home.

Rated K+ WC 14,600

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

A Young Man’s Journey – Book 1 (by jfclover)

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Joseph Cartwright leaves his home and his family to prove he’s no longer a boy but a man.  His journey takes him to places unknown and foreign to him and leads him to question his ability to know right from wrong, and at times, question what’s real.  

Word Count 40,925.  Rated: T

A Young Man’s Journey series, links to all the stories within the series included.

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