Posted in Writing Challenges

Advent Calendar – 2019

Bonanza Brand wishes to thank faust for her time and effort in coordinating and hosting our Fourth Annual Advent Calendar.
Thank you to those who contributed:
Silver Sven, Questfan, faust, DJK, PSW, Belle, SKLamb, wm4rmk, Puchi Ann, Lizabeth, Patina, AC 1830, Sierra Girl, Cheaux, Sibylle, JC, Indiana, BluewindFarm, mumu74

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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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The Mysterious Death of Amos Snead (by Bakerj)

Summary: Hoss’ suspicions over a death leads him and Joe to an unexpected encounter. This is my entry for the October Chaps & Spurs and the Bonanza Spooktacular challenge for October 2019.
Word Count: 1735 Rating: K

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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 MA-Rated Prequel Writing Challenges

Mrs. Hardwicke’s Parlor (by Inca / aka Tye)

Summary:  While studying in Boston, a young Adam Cartwright finds himself a part-time job – with unexpected benefits.

My response to Brand’s 13th anniversary R-rated challenge (to include the words “lacy lingerie”)

WC: 7150  Rating: MA (for sexual content)

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Posted in Drama Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

Evil (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Adam’s life changed to a darker tone one night when he and a young lady shared some apples.  Now Little Joe likes those same apples and Adam wants to protect him but can’t tell him the whole story.  You can read it here though.

Rating = PG  Word count = 2135

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Naughty or Nice? (by mumu74)

Summary:  In preparing for Christmas, being naughty or nice is all a matter of perception.

Rating:  G
Word Count:  1,990

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The Quiet of Christmas (by PSW)

Summary:  The quiet of Christmas comes through loud and clear for one member of the family.

Rating:  G
Word Count:  300

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Posted in Drama Prequel Writing Challenges

A Thawing Heart (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: An old cowpoke went riding out one bright and snow-filled day, and found something he didn’t know he was missing.

Rating: G
Word Count: 1,115

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