Posted in Drama

Recipe For Disaster (by wx4rmk)

Summary: A series of abnormal weather events one winter culminates in an unfortunate disaster that blindsides the Cartwrights.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1611

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Posted in Prequel

The Cold Isn’t All Bad (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Cold temperatures on the Ponderosa can be downright miserable especially when it lasts for weeks. With everyone becoming restless, Adam comes up with a creative and fun activity to combat cabin fever.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1343

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Posted in Drama Writing Challenges

Knitted Memories (by wx4rmk)

Summary:  Mrs. Jones is at a loss for a gift for her daughter, Abigail.  However, a memory from Adam sparks her imagination.
Rating:  G 1,215 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Eternal Legacy (by wx4rmk)

Summary: After the death of a close friend, Adam and his family find a peculiar object that appears to have a long and fascinating history among the Cartwrights.

Rating: K
Word count: 2684

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Posted in Romance Writing Challenges

A Waterlily From Inger (by wx4rmk)

Summary: When a possession of Inger’s finally gets returned, it spurs some new feelings and long-forgotten memories for Adam.

Rating: K  /  Word Count: 2015

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Ponderosa Felines (by wx4rmk)

Summary: When Ben’s youngest two come up with a new animal scheme, Ben reflects on some of the craziest schemes from the past. Will Ben fall for their latest venture or will he have learned something from the past?

Rating: K / Word Count: 1474

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Hop Sing’s Fortune Cookies (by wx4rmk)

Summary:  Just some short drabbles/snippets (each 100 words) inspired by a posted fortune. Completed the first 5 or 6 fortunes that were missed during the original challenge in the forums and then combined them all to be posted here. Written for the 2019 Fortune Cookie Challenge.

Rating: K+ /  Word Count: 1668

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Posted in Prequel Writing Challenges

The Christmas Tree Surprise (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Ben sets out to surprise his sons at Christmas. However, when things take a turn for the worst, Ben does something he has failed to do in a long time.

Rating: G
Word Count: 1,000

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

The Mysterious Crystal Cup (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Strange and spooky events begin to happen to the Cartwrights after Ben receives an unexpected gift. Written for October 2019 Chaps & Spurs and Spooktacular Challenge.

Rating: K+ / Word Count: 3911

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Writing Challenges

A Stray Named Muffin (by wx4rmk)

Summary: A simple trip into town turns into something that will change the Cartwright’s lives forever. Written for August 2019 Chaps & Spurs.
Rating: K+ / Word Count: 1821

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