Posted in Writing Challenges

Rocky Road to California (by DJK)

Summary: Written for the 2018 Advent Calendar, based on the quilting prompt, “Rocky Road to California”

Rating: G 1,540 words

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Posted in Prequel

Santa Roy (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: Sheriff Roy Coffee played Santa for a benefit and noticed the Cartwrights weren’t there. When he found out why and went to the ranch, he found out how important a role Santa can play in giving a gift of his wisdom.

Rating = PG Word count = 2740

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Posted in Drama

Finding Christmas (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: It’s Christmas and Jamie is reminiscing about his time with the Cartwrights.

Rating: K WC: 1113

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Posted in Drama

The Light Inside (by AC1830)

Summary: On Christmas Eve Hoss guides a new friend from darkness into light.

Rating – K, Word Count – 1566

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Posted in Drama Prequel

The Lady with Yellow Hair (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Each year at Christmas a beautiful lady graces the Cartwright’s Ponderosa ranch house. From her post high atop their tree the little angel with cornflower yellow hair watches them. A smile lights her face for she knows that, without her, Ben Cartwright’s life would have been very different…

Word count: 7489
Rated: G

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Christmas Story (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: Follows The Haunting and Broken with the same OCs. This is, as the title suggests though, a lighter story set on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day focusing mostly on Adam and his wife, Savannah, and children, Owen and Eva, although Adam’s father and brothers play roles in the drama as well.

Rating: PG Word count = 4496

The Haunting Series, links to stories in this series included.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

When Opportunity Knocks (by JulieS)

Summary: Joe is offered the chance to buy a hotel in Virginia City.  As he sets about raising the finance he needs to buy it, he discovers that he isn’t the only one answering opportunity’s knock. 

Rated: PG     6,300 words

The Way Things Are Series, links to all stories of this series included.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Humor

Studio Executives #4 – A Ponderosa Christmas . . . Or Maybe Not (by pjb)

Summary: Have you ever wondered why we didn’t see more Cartwright Christmas episodes? Turns out, it wasn’t an oversight. . . .

Rating: PG

Word count: 1,500

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Posted in Prequel

A Christmas Wish (by puppycuddles)

Summary:  Each member of the family is important. The absence of just one or two is greatly felt, especially during the Christmas season. Ben reflects on the changes the year has brought while someone else makes a special request. A prequel story.

Rating: G

Word count: 1,253 words

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

The Adventures of Adam and Tanner (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: After years in the east, Adam gets a notice that he has a son. The circumstances of his son’s upbringing to that point lead to some difficult situations but some rewarding ones too. Certainly his life becomes more interesting. Published on some sites as two separate stories: Savage Son, and Learning.

Rating: T Word Count: 20,836

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