Posted in Alternate Universe Family Humor Writing Challenges

Confidentially…. (by JC)

Families often share and share alike, but sometimes you get, sometimes you get got, and sometimes you get even. (Written for Camp in the Pines)

Rating: T Word Count: 2592

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Posted in Drama Short Stories Writing Challenges

Home For the Holidays (by Southplains)

Summary:  Inspired by a Pinecone prompt.
Rating: K
Word Count:  1400

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Posted in Adam/Pa Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

A Father’s Promise (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: Following the events of the Prime of Life, Ben thinks everything has returned to normal… until his oldest son comes to him with open wounds Ben thought had long been healed. The missing conversation between Adam and Ben from my story “Never Again.”
Word count: 3,370  Rating: G
Part of the Never Again Series, link to all stories included within.

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Posted in Humor Poetry Writing Challenges

Halloween Silly (by SJR Cartwright)

Summary: The silliest things can happen.  Halloween is a perfect time for nonsense.  The Cartwrights had some special guests for their dinner this night.
Rating: G Word Count: 501

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Posted in Adam Cartwright Drama Joe Cartwright Prequel Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

Midnight (McFair_58)

What happens between the eleventh and the twelfth stroke of the clock on All Hallows Eve?  Beware!  Twelve-year-old Little Joe and his big brother Adam are about to find out.  Written for the 2021 Bonanza Brand Boo-nanza challenge.
Rated: PG for spookiness
Word count: 6,574

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Hair of the Dog (by Patina)

Summary: Ben pays for the night before, much of which he can’t remember.
Written for day 24 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1400

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (by fanofoldtvshows)

Summary:  Joe reads to his nieces and nephews on Christmas Eve.
Written for day 23 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1070

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The Christmas Letter (by mumu74)

Summary: The legacy of Ben Cartwright.
Written for day 22 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1057

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Song of the Bells (by SJR Cartwright)

Summary: Practice makes perfect when it matters the most.
Written for day 21 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 2049

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A Peculiar Penance (by Puchi Ann)

Summary: While serving a self-imposed sentence in the barn on Christmas Eve, Little Joe learns a lesson in the forgiveness that lies at the heart of Christmas.
Written for day 20 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1903

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