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

Read More... Mending Fences (by Annie K Cowgirl)
Posted in Prequel Writing Challenges

A Rose for Mama (by AC1830)

Summary: Adam and Hoss have a surprise for Marie

Rating – K, Word Count – 748

Read More... A Rose for Mama (by AC1830)
Posted in Drama Family Hop Sing Prequel Writing Challenges

Second Son (by Sierras)

Summary:  Marie feels fear after the birth of her son, Joseph. Can she hold him forever?

Rating: G

Word Count: 764

Read More... Second Son (by Sierras)
Posted in Prequel Writing Challenges

Obloquy (by Cheaux)

Summary:  Ben is compelled to defend Marie’s honor.  A prequel written for Brand’s Mother’s Day Challenge. Rating: T Word Count: 1900

Read More... Obloquy (by Cheaux)
Posted in Ben Cartwright Drama Prequel

His Father’s Arms (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Written in honor of Lorne Green’s birthday, 2021.  A stand-off at the bank reveals what’s truly important to Ben Cartwright.

Rated: PG

Word count: 4088

Read More... His Father’s Arms (by mcfair_58)
Posted in Humor Prequel

The Hayloft (by BettyHT)

Summary:  In this prequel, Ben tries for a romantic interlude, but the weather and hay fever conspire against him.
Rating: PG  Word Count: 1,619

Read More... The Hayloft (by BettyHT)
Posted in Humor Joe/Pa Prequel

Cookie Escapade (by BettyHT)

Summary: This is a prequel in which Little Joe should learn some lessons about telling the truth and doing what is right, but does he?  Sadly, Little Joe has a habit of only learning the hard way. 
Rating:  PG   Word Count: 1,535

Read More... Cookie Escapade (by BettyHT)
Posted in Prequel

The Cold Isn’t All Bad (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Cold temperatures on the Ponderosa can be downright miserable especially when it lasts for weeks. With everyone becoming restless, Adam comes up with a creative and fun activity to combat cabin fever.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1343

Read More... The Cold Isn’t All Bad (by wx4rmk)
Posted in Drama Prequel What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

The Paper Toy-Theater (by Sibylle)

Summary:  Adam wishes to share a Christmas memory with Hoss, a memory begun by Inger.

Rating:  K+   1175 words 

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

Read More... The Paper Toy-Theater (by Sibylle)
Posted in Drama Prequel Writing Challenges

Orange You Glad It’s Christmas (by Puchi Ann)

Summary:  It was a simple request and one that could not be granted due to circumstance beyond their control.  Or could it?

Rating:  G  6,880 words

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

Read More... Orange You Glad It’s Christmas (by Puchi Ann)