Posted in Family Humor Prequel

Throwing a Houlihan (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  Chalk one more up to Little Joe and ‘cowboy-isms’.

Rating:  G  (1,525 words)

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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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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Joe Cartwright Prequel

Big Things (mcfair_58)

Dedicated to Debbie B. or Debbie Beshears (because she asked for it!)
Eleven-year-old Little Joe Cartwright is on a mission.  His friend, Sarah Winnemucca, needs his help and so, he sets out to find her in the woods.  Of course, since this is Little Joe Cartwright, he’s bound to find something else as well – BIG trouble! 

Rated: PG
Word count: 32,644

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Posted in Adam / Hoss Mystery Prequel

The Light In the Forest (by BettyHT)

Summary: There’s a mysterious spooky light, a mesmerized older brother, a worried Hoss who has heard some stories from Hop Sing that give him reason to worry, and a bad situation that Ben has to handle. 
rating: T  word count: 2185

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The Misadventures of Little Joe Cartwright ~ Book II (by bahj)

Summary: Little Joe’s misadventures continue when he once again finds himself face to face with an old nemesis. This story is a continuation of “The Misadventures of Little Joe Cartwright ~ Book I” and includes many references to that story but can be read as a stand alone :0)

Rated: PG

Word Count : 34,602
Part of the Misadventure Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Family Prequel

Is It Love (by Missjudy)

Summary: After a period of adjustment with Adam’s return from school, life has settled nicely for the Cartwrights … until a new storm cloud seems to be threatening Hoss’ usually good mood and ability to work.
Rating: G

Word Count: 12553

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Posted in Brothers Drama Prequel

The Children Shall Lead (by BettyHT)

Summary: This is a prequel about how Ben found the spot for the Ponderosa, but it is told as a story about Adam and Hoss and how they met Young Wolf.  There is also some insight into how Adam developed into the man he became.
Rating: PG  Word count: 4057

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Posted in Drama Family Prequel Writing Challenges

Snow Angels – Pt I (by Sierras)

Summary: Christmas 1844 entries from Marie’s journal.
Written for day 11 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 2300

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The Letter (by Annie K. Cowgirl)

Summary:  Written for Day 3 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count:  907

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Reunion – Part 1 (by Questfan)

Summary:  Little Joe has a very big Christmas wish, but learns there is no hope it can be fulfilled.
Written for day 1 of the 2021 Advent Calendar
Rating: G
Word Count:  2900

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