Posted in Brothers Drama Missing Scene What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

Returning Home (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  Memories of family and Christmases past are shared between brothers.

Rating:  G  2,770 Words

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

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Posted in Drama Family Prequel Writing Challenges

Christmas Tradition (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  An earlier request and a shopping trip well before the season help expand a Ponderosa Christmas Tradition.
Rating:  G    Words: 1,700

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

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Posted in Drama Prequel Writing Challenges

A Thawing Heart (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: An old cowpoke went riding out one bright and snow-filled day, and found something he didn’t know he was missing.

Rating: G
Word Count: 1,115

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Posted in Alternate Universe MA-Rated Post Timeline Romance Writing Challenges

A Heart-filled Royal Flush (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: Is she really the newest working girl in Virginia City? Written for Bonanza Brand’s R-Rated 13th Anniversary Writing Challenge.

Rating: R / Mature Audience only. Not extremely explicit, but close enough. (2,775 words)

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Dangerous Liaison: The Countess (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: The Cartwrights had pulled it off; successfully defended the Ponderosa without firing a single gunshot. Yet, the triumph was overshadowed by a persistent question; was anyone truly a winner or a loser when it came to a bittersweet memory from the past?

Rating: G (655 words)

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Posted in Family Writing Challenges

Aunt Dinah aka The Christmas Visitors (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: Written for the 2018 Advent Calendar, based on the quilting prompt, Aunt Dinah. The Cartwrights face a near-tragedy and Christmas visitors.

Rating: G 2,145 words

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Posted in Drama Family Humor Writing Challenges

And Then Along Comes Rupert (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: Long-distant cousin Rupert brings greetings and glad tidings to the Ponderosa.

Rating: T (2,225 words)

A submission for the 2018 Ancestry Challenge: Several relatives of the Cartwrights have turned up from time to time. Are there more and what affect do they have on the Cartwrights?

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Christmas Wishes (by BluewindFarm)

Christmas Wishes were included in the 2017 Advent Calendar Collection. 
Rating: G (2300 words)
Christmas Wishes Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Drama MA-Rated Mystery Romance Writing Challenges

Lay Her Down (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  How does a Cartwright react when The Soiled Dove Society goes on the hunt for a man of steel? 

This story is sexually explicit; readers who are easily offended should not continue to the story

Rated:  MA  (2,320 words)

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Posted in Drama Missing Scene Prequel What Happened Before Writing Challenges

All Lies and Jests (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: A conversation between brothers returns Ben to a time in the past.

Rating:  T   Word Count:   4,135

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