Posted in Chaps and Spurs Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

The Mysterious Crystal Cup (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Strange and spooky events begin to happen to the Cartwrights after Ben receives an unexpected gift. Written for October 2019 Chaps & Spurs and Spooktacular Challenge.

Rating: K+ / Word Count: 3911

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

Dead Moon Rising (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  On the night of a black moon, the three Cartwright brothers venture out for what should be a night of fun, merriment, and pretty girls. But when the moon’s shadow faces the earth, it’s never wise to leave the sanctuary of a warm home. For the youngest Cartwright, the night turns into a terrifying experience beyond his wildest imaginings. And one that only a trusted friend can help him overcome.

Rated:   T  (7,217 words)

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Blue Mist Hauntings (by AC1830)

Summary – Recovering from a terrifying stagecoach accident, Adam tries to discover why he is haunted by ghostly images. My entry for the October Spooktacular and October Chaps and Spurs double challenge. 

Word count – 3980 
Rating – K

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Writing Challenges

A Stray Named Muffin (by wx4rmk)

Summary: A simple trip into town turns into something that will change the Cartwright’s lives forever. Written for August 2019 Chaps & Spurs.
Rating: K+ / Word Count: 1821

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Prequel Writing Challenges

The Autumn Race (by wx4rmk)

Summary: The cross country race for the Virginia City fall festival brings some unexpected challenges for Little Joe and his new horse, Penny. Prequel. Written for May 2019 Chaps & Spurs.

Rating: K+ / Word Count: 3244

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Drama

Lady Justice (byBettyHT)

SUMMARY:  This is my Chaps and Spurs entry for April.  The topic is temporary insanity which was introduced in that era and tried out as a defense at a fictional trial in Virginia City.  The jury is going to have to deal with a complex issue so the call goes out for better educated citizens, and guess who gets tapped for jury duty?

Rating:  PG  Word count = 1678

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Prequel

Mother Nature’s Blessing (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Prequel. Written for March 2019 Chaps & Spurs.

Rated: K+ WC 1700

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Drama Post Timeline Writing Challenges

My Name Is Moses Lincoln (by BettyHT)

Summary:  This is my March 2019 Chaps and Spurs entry.  The words to be used are massacre, reconstruction, sewing, citizen, and oversight.  A new hand at the Ponderosa stirs Joe’s suspicions but what he learns is not what he expected and is far more profound and life-changing too.

Rating:  PG  Word Count:  4934

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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 Chaps and Spurs Humor Writing Challenges

A Hot Day, a Cold Lake, and a Bare Brother (by DJK)

Summary: Little Joe recounts the tale of his encounter at the lake with a not so proper lady.

Rating: Teen for adult insinuations Word count: 1598

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