Posted in Humor Writing Challenges

Cunning Beavers (by wx4rmk)

Summary: The Cartwrights have to work to devise a plan to outsmart some crafty beavers who are causing mayhem on the Ponderosa.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1843

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Posted in Humor

A Day in Town (by Arien)

Summary:  Adam offers an explanation to his father about his day in town.
Rated:  G     Word Count:  1695

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Posted in Drama Humor Joe Cartwright Missing Scene Short Stories

Amy (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Gone was the awkward school girl I’d once known. In her place was an enticing young woman…. Joe’s thoughts after his first encounter with Amy.

Rating: T (a mild T for light language and hormonal, teenage thoughts)

Word Count: 554

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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

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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

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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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Posted in Family Humor

Scavenger Hunt (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Joe has a plan to bring some excitement into a dull winter but Joe’s plans have a way of bringing unintended consequences.  Nothing new there but again the family has something to say about what happens.
Rating:  PG   Word Count:  2,506
Winter Tales Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Humor

House Hunt (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Retaliation for a prank leads to revenge and a mystery which relieves some of the boredom of a long snowy winter.

Rating:  PG   Word Count:  3,079
Winter Tales Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Humor

Feud (by BettyHT)

Summary:  No one pulls a prank on a Cartwright brother and gets away with it.  When it’s another Cartwright brother or two, it means ‘war’ or a series of pranks meant to exact revenge until no one can make those scales of justice balance out.

Rating:  PG   Word Count:  3,383

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Posted in Drama Humor What Happened Next/Later

Stage Coach Journal (by BettyHT)

Summary:  A young lady traveling west to pursue her dream meets a colorful storytelling character and the Cartwright brothers which helps her find her future and is serendipity for a certain Cartwright too.

Rating = G  Word count = 3,095

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