Posted in Family Joe Cartwright Writing Challenges

Little Joe Cartwright, Indian Fighter (by Sierra Girl)

Summary: When the Paiute are seen prowling around the Ponderosa ranch house, Little Joe Cartwright is desperate to help defend his home and family. Only, he’s under orders to stay inside and work on his spelling . . . Disobeying his father’s commands will take him to a place he never, in his wildest dreams, thought he would see.

Rating: K+ Word count: 3664

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adam, joe
Posted in Drama Humor Short Stories

The Author (by Arien)

Summary:  While working on her latest story, an author gets a surprise visit.
Rating:  K+
Word Count:  778

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adam, ben
Posted in Adam/Pa Humor

No Man Wants to Be Bossed (by Robin)

Summary:  An excerpt from “Frozen in Time.”
Rating:  K+ Word Count:  2907

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Posted in Adam Cartwright What Happened Instead

My Boy (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: My boy was late. He was never late. A different POV for the episode “Elizabeth, My Love”.

Rating: K

Word Count: 1,057

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Posted in Adam Cartwright Drama Hurt/Comfort

The Protector II – The Solitaire’s Song (by Sierra Girl)

Summary: It’s been a year since Adam returned to the Ponderosa together with a 12-year old girl that he rescued on his journey. Life is good, but troubles don’t stay away for long. Not only does an old acquaintance cause trouble for Adam, but the presence of Clara’s father still lingers like a black cloud. This is the sequel to ‘The Protector’ but can be read as a stand-alone story.

Rated: K+  (64,572 words)

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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 Drama Mystery

Grandmother Cartwright and the Vampire Curse (by BettyHT)

Summary: Some haunting family history comes back to create problems for the Cartwrights until the true nature of the evil can be dug up.  The theme fits the Halloween season, but this is not a spooky story.
Rating: T  Word Count: 5,217

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Posted in Brothers Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

The Circumstance of His Return (by McFair_58)

A violent storm, a frightened mare, and the matter of his homecoming.  My entry for the 2021 ‘Man in Black’ challenge.  
Rated: PG
Word count: 10,999

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Posted in Adam Cartwright Drama Writing Challenges

Springtime Vignettes (by AC1830)

Summary: A collection of three vignettes based on three Springtime themes – mud, allergies, and memories. 

Rating: K, Word Count: 2676

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Romance

Not Forgotten part 2 Captive Hearts (by BettyHT)

Summary: AU continuation in which Adam has found his dream but lost some of it too.  He finds his way back west to rebuild both his dream and his connection to his past. 
Rating T  Word Count = 25,444

Part of the Not Forgotten Series, links to all stories included within

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