Posted in Drama What Happened Next/Later

Can’t Smile Without Her (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  A WHN for The Hopefuls, this is a scene in which Hoss and Adam talk about an incident in Placerville.  The actions Adam took there were because, although Regina was gone, her effect on him was still being felt.

Rating:  PG. Word count:  1208

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Posted in Humor

Men of the Ponderosa: A Valentine’s Day Treat (by pjb)

Summary:  The studio executives pitch a brilliant marketing idea.

Rating: R (mild sexual and suggestive content)

Word count: 2,320

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Posted in Modern Day Non-Bonanza Romance Short Stories

When Your True Lover Comes Your Way (by JC)

Summary: It’s another Wednesday, another “western of the week” for a young actor still looking for his big break. But a man’s luck can change when he least expects it. (A Jack Richards story for Valentine’s Day )

Rating: G 713 words

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel What Happened Next/Later

What Comes Around (by Missjudy)

Summary: Ben took the leadership of his wagon train when the group decided to keep moving to Fort Laramie after the tragedy at Ash Hollow. With their journey nearly complete, Ben rides ahead to make arrangements with the cavalry at the fort, leaving others to move the wagons the 15 miles from the final campsite. He’s excited to see his group arrive, but soon realizes all is not well.

Rating: K      Word Count: 16,263

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

For A Reason (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Adam does things for a reason. When he takes on corruption in San Francisco, he may find he has tackled too much for not a good enough reason, but his brothers get involved too. However one of them may not survive the fight to take down a corrupt villain.

Rating:  T  Word Count:  15,115

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Family Is Of the Heart (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  The Cartwright brothers do not resemble each other. Many have remarked upon that, but there is a good reason for them looking so different from each other–they had different mothers and more.  However, they are still brothers because there is something more important than who is present at your birth.  The family learns to accept that principle.

Rating = T  Word count = 21,656

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Posted in Drama Fright / Supernatural / Spooky / Horror / Scary Hurt/Comfort Mystery Writing Challenges

Dead Ringer (by Inca ‘aka Tye’)

Summary:  What is the sinister secret of the mysterious house on the cliff?  Adam and Joe are about to find out – the hard way.

WC: 16,570  Rating: T

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Writing Challenges

A Brother Lost (by AC1830)

Summary: One brother has gone astray and the other two brothers have come to take him home. 

Rating – G, Word Count – 1015

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Humor Writing Challenges

A Hot Day, a Cold Lake, and a Bare Brother (by DJK)

Summary: Little Joe recounts the tale of his encounter at the lake with a not so proper lady.

Rating: Teen for adult insinuations Word count: 1598

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Hurt/Comfort

My Son (by Bakerj)

Summary: Caught in flash flood Little Joe loses his family and memory. After months of searching, Ben is forced to accept he is gone for good. Can Joe find his way back to his family, or will the man who rescued him but has his own reason for keeping him, succeed?

Rating T: some language and violence. Word Count: 21,465

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