Posted in Alternate Universe Crossover Joe Cartwright Mystery Prequel Writing Challenges

Enigma on the Ponderosa (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Mysterious things are happening on the Ponderosa and Little Joe is on a mission to figure them out by any means possible. Written for the 2022 Camp In The Pines. 

Rating: K / Word Count: 4897

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Hidden (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Tensions are high as a powerful snowstorm blankets the Ponderosa. However, Adam’s quick thinking brings about more than one positive result.
Rated: K+ Word Count: 2005

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Posted in Adam Cartwright Alternate Universe Drama Writing Challenges

Christmas Angel (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Just when Adam thought the first Christmas without his wife couldn’t be bleaker, something magical happens.
Written for day 19 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count:  1155

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Posted in Drama Family Writing Challenges

When Winners Become Losers (by wx4rmk)

Summary: A simple, late summer day quickly turns more complicated than any of the Cartwrights could have imagined potentially changing one Cartwright’s life forever.

Rating: PG Word Count:  3466

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Posted in Family Humor Writing Challenges

Cunning Beavers (by wx4rmk)

Summary: The Cartwrights have to work to devise a plan to outsmart some crafty beavers who are causing mayhem on the Ponderosa.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1843

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Posted in Drama Family

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 Adam Cartwright 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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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 Adam Cartwright 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 Adam Cartwright 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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