joe, adam, hoss, ben
Posted in Short Stories

Cartwright Confessions (by AC1830)

Summary: Four vignettes in which the each Cartwright decides to share a hidden truth with the others.

Rating – K, WC – 823 

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Posted in Prequel

The Power of the Lake (by AC1830)

Summary: Whether it’s for a crisis, a romance, or good old family fun, the Cartwrights are drawn to Lake Tahoe. 

Rating – K, WC – 1603

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ben, jamie, joe, hoss
Posted in Hurt/Comfort

The Cartwright Vigil (by AC1830)

Summary – Jamie learns first- hand about a special trait of the Cartwrights.

Rating – K, Word Count – 1270

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ben, young adam
Posted in Prequel

A Special Day (by AC1830)

Summary – Ben has a special day planned for Adam.

Rating – K, Word Count – 1087

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hop sing
Posted in Writing Challenges

Hop Sing’s Fortune Cookies (by AC1830)

Summary: My responses to the February Challenge, Hop Sing’s Fortune Cookies – to write a 100 word drabble from a prompt for each of the days during Chinese New Year – Feb. 5-19. 

Rating: K, Word Count : 1650

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Writing Challenges

A Brother Lost (by AC1830)

Summary: One brother has gone astray and the other two brothers have come to take him home. 

Rating – G, Word Count – 1015

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Posted in Action/Adventure Missing Scene Writing Challenges

When the Hate is Gone (by AC1830)

Summary – Written for the 2018 Bonano Challenge on Bonanza Brand. A Missing scene for The Stranger – When Ben rides off with Charles Leduque, heading to New Orleans, how do his sons react after being told not to follow or rescue their father?  They are Cartwrights after all.

Rating = K, Word count = 5306

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Card Trick aka The Card Trick Quilt (by AC1830)

Summary: Written for the 2018 Advent Story, based on the quilting prompt, Card Trick. An AU story of Adam recounting a tale from his past to his daughter.

Rating: G 2,030 words

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Posted in Drama

The Light Inside (by AC1830)

Summary: On Christmas Eve Hoss guides a new friend from darkness into light.

Rating – K, Word Count – 1566

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Posted in What Happened Instead

Freedom’s Just Another Word (by AC1830)

Summary: A WHI for A House Divided. “Father against son, brother against brother. A house divided against itself cannot not stand.” What if Adam did leave in order to keep peace in the family?  This is a journey of healing for the Cartwright family and some newfound friends.

Rating = T, Word Count = 14415

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