Posted in Humor Short Stories Writing Challenges

The Shanghai Rooster Inn (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Ben and the boys are spending the night in Placerville and are surprised when they meet the owners of the inn. A piece based on Sweet Betsy From Pike written by John A. Stone before 1858.

Rating: K WC: 670

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Posted in MA-Rated Romance Short Stories

A Gal Named Sal #2 – August Heat (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Ben and Sally escape the summer heat with a brief respite at Lake Tahoe.

Rating: MA WC: 1029

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Posted in Drama Missing Scene Short Stories

A Disquiet Spirit (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: An enhanced scene from The Stillness Within by Suzanne Clauser which takes place prior to Jamie’s adoption. Joe’s reflections are from The Artist. lessons in Ben for Jamie as told by the sons.

Rating: K+ WC: 967

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A Gal Named Sal #1 (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Hoss and Joe hire a new ranch hand while on a trip to purchase horses. Aware of the potential for problems with their father, they could not have imagined the stir the new hand would make.

Rating: T WC: 13926

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Posted in Prequel Short Stories

Jeremiah (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Hoss has an unusual gift for Little Joe. A prequel challenge piece.

Rating: K WC: 510

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Posted in Drama Prequel Short Stories

Lessons In Freedom (byHart4Ben)

Summary: Young Joe is drawn into a fight at school because of feelings for a girl.

Rating: K+ WC: 940

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Eleanor (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: While in Carson City, Joe stops for a quick drink before heading home and meets Eleanor. A challenge piece based on the song “Eleanor Rigby” by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Rating: T WC: 1463

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Pennsylvania (by Hart4Ben)

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Finding Christmas (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: It’s Christmas and Jamie is reminiscing about his time with the Cartwrights.

Rating: K WC: 1113

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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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