Posted in Writing Challenges

The Englishman and His Wayward Horse (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  It should have been a routine cattle drive. But what with Hop Sing announcing it was doomed from the start, and then the arrival of…

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Moving Forward (by jfclover)

Summary:  Joe struggles to find his way. Rated:  G Word Count:  1350  

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Posted in MA-Rated Romance Short Stories

August Heat

Summary: Ben and Sally escape the summer heat with a brief respite at Lake Tahoe. A vignette sequel to A Gal Name Sal. Written as a challenge for heat and water.
Rating: MA WC: 1029

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Posted in Short Stories

Cartwright Confessions (by AC1830)

Summary: Four vignettes in which the each Cartwright decides to share a hidden truth with the others. Written for a challenge – Campfire Confessions on Bonanza Trailriders. 

Rating – K, WC – 823 

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Posted in Drama Short Stories What Happened Next/Later

Someday We’ll Be Together (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Hoss and Little Joe go fishing…or do they?

Rating: T

Word Count: 988

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort

And Johnny Got His Gun (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  An expansion of a pinecone challenge from Bonanza Brand, this is the story of a boy who makes a terrible choice and has to live with the consequences, but he isn’t the only one.

Rating = T  Word count = 1941

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Rendezvous (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  For the first time, the four Cartwright brothers meet.  It’s a time to get to know one another and for the older brothers to share stories with Jamie so that he can better understand the family members including their father.

Rating:  T  Word count = 3273

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Posted in Drama Missing Scene Short Stories

A Disquiet Spirit (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: An enhanced scene from The Stillness Within by Suzanne Clauser which takes place prior to Jamie’s adoption. Joe’s reflections are from The Artist. Written for a Father’s day challenge – lessons in Ben for Jamie as told by the sons.

Rating: K+ WC: 967

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Posted in Drama Humor Romance

A Gal Named Sal (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Hoss and Joe hire a new ranch hand while on a trip to purchase horses. Aware of the potential for problems with their father, they could not have imagined the stir the new hand would make.

Rating: T WC: 13926

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Posted in Drama Humor Mystery

Confession? (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Joe is hurt and wonders if the dream he had was a dream because it seemed so real.  It’s the kind of thing he rather wishes might be true, but then again, could this really be?  This is an expanded version of a challenge from Bonanza Trailriders.

Rating = T  Word count = 1450

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