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.

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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.

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Drama Prequel What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

Family Treasures (by Sierras)

Summary:  Ben and his young sons have received a box from Inger’s brother Gunnar right before Christmas. What could be inside?

Rating:  G 965 words

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

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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 Humor Prequel Writing Challenges

A Bonbon Too Far (by Sierra Girl)

Summary: Beware gifts that fall into the wrong hands. When a little brother sees an opportunity to make an easy buck, trouble ensues in a fun Christmas prequel of misunderstandings, tipsy Irishmen and bonbons.

Rating:  G  5,164 words

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

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Homesick (by Patina)

Summary:  Far from home, a special person helps ease the ache.

Rating:  G  1,840 words

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

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Grandpa’s Gift (by Inca)

Summary:   A posthumous gift from his grandfather brings back memories and an important realisation to Adam.
Rating:  G  2,110 words

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

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There Are Always Angels (by Feeyanne)

Summary: A mystery horse, two lost souls, a heartsick little boy, a father struggling to overcome his grief, a stable full of talking animals, and a goose with a message, combine for a magical and memorable Christmas on the Ponderosa.

Rating: K/G   Word Count: 7220

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Prequel What Happened Before

The Cavalry Is Coming (by McFair_58)

Summary: A prequel to ‘A Rose for Lotta’. Ben Cartwright’s meeting with Alpheus Troy and the other mine owners did not go well. They want his timber and he won’t give it to them. The rancher knows Troy will do whatever it takes to keep his mine running, and when he arrives home to find out sixteen-year-old Little Joe is missing, he fears the worst.

Word Count: 19871
Rated PG-13 for typical Western violence 

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I Still Love You (by BettyHT)

Summary: In the sixth story of the Traci series, Roy and Mary Coffee help Ben see his role as a father more clearly.
Rating:  T
Word Count:  3,414
The Traci Series, links to all stories included within.

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