Posted in Adam Cartwright What Happened Instead

My Boy (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: My boy was late. He was never late. A different POV for the episode “Elizabeth, My Love”.

Rating: K

Word Count: 1,057

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Posted in Hoss Cartwright Missing Scene What Happened Before

The Pickle (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Just how did Hoss end up being the caretaker for two, little, troublemaking girls? The opening scene we were denied in Gallagher’s Sons. 

Rating: K+

Word Count: 1,259

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Poetry Romance

The Maiden With the Chestnut Hair (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: The captain’s daughter as seen through the eyes of a young, handsome sailor. Ben/Elizabeth.

Rating: K

Word Count: 172

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Posted in Brothers Drama Prequel

Mending Fences (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Adam, Little Joe, a strained relationship, and one stupid school essay. A prequel story.

Rating: K

Word Count: 1,190

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Posted in Hoss Cartwright Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene Short Stories What Happened Next/Later

A Matter of Guilt (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A WHIB (what happened in  between) for the episode “A Matter of Circumstance”. Ben and Hoss worry and wait for word of Joe’s condition.

Rated: K+

Word Count: 975

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Posted in Drama Humor Joe Cartwright Missing Scene Short Stories

Amy (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Gone was the awkward school girl I’d once known. In her place was an enticing young woman…. Joe’s thoughts after his first encounter with Amy.

Rating: T (a mild T for light language and hormonal, teenage thoughts)

Word Count: 554

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Joe Cartwright Short Stories What Happened Instead What Happened Next/Later

Please Don’t Go (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “I’d never thought much about my own death, but on the rare occasions that I did, I’d always imagined I’d be surrounded by my family when my time came. Now, as I watched Hoss ride away, I knew I wouldn’t even be afforded that luxury.” An extended/AU scene from the episode “Second Chance” Joe’s POV.

Rated: T (for mild language)
Word Count: 920

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Post Timeline Writing Challenges

The Greatest Gift (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  A Christmas surprise turns out to be most welcomed.

Rating:  G  1020 Words

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

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Posted in Poetry

You Are Not Alone (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Just a little poem from the perspective of the three mothers: Elizabeth, Inger, and Marie.

Rated: K

Word Count: 243

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Posted in Romance Short Stories

Of Knights and Cowboys (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Abigail Jones always considered herself to be a sensible woman except when it came to Adam Cartwright, her knight in shining armor.

Rated: K

Word Count: 642

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