Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

The Cup of Bitterness (by Questfan)

Summary: After being cleared for shooting Zach Crenshaw in self-defense, Joe tried to square things with Zach’s father. While he thought he was helping Amos Crenshaw to dig a well, Amos had other plans for that hole. A WHI for “The Wormwood Cup.”

Word Count: 9,689 Rating: T

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Posted in Alternate Universe Crossover Humor Romance What Happened Instead What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

The Best Little Bed and Breakfast in Nevada (by JC)

Summary:  The Cartwrights entertain house guests.  Again.  Joe has a better idea.

Rating: K++, or maybe T-    (4592 words)

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort Romance

Turn, Turn, Turn (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Adam had a fall at work, but things got worse until he had to give up his job and move back to the Ponderosa.  There he tells his family the news.  No one wants to accept it, and they keep trying to find a better answer.  A French doctor offers hope, but Adam is reluctant to accept that things will go his way.  Added the first story in the series, A Rolling Stone, and a short flashback story, Snow Angels, at the end.  Each story can stand on its own and is marked as Part I, II, or III.

Rating T  Word count 49,403

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Posted in Drama What Happened Before

Obscuration (by PSW)

Summary: WHB for Winter Kill. Returning from Montana, Ben, Hoss, and Joe witness a rare natural phenomenon.

Rating: K Word Count: 1899

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

The Squirrel’s Stash (By Questfan)

Summary: I’ve been playing in the Pinecone Challenge for a while and decided to post the collection here. Each chapter has a lyric prompt and had to be no more than 500 words.

Word Count: 5205 Rating: T

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The Telling of a Nightmare (by Julee)

Summary:  Bolstered and strengthened by his father and brothers, Adam comes to grips with his ordeal in the desert, but only after an intense night during which the story is told.

Rating K+        Word Count 4,740

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Posted in Drama Short Stories Writing Challenges

Like You Were (by PSW)

Summary: Ben reflects.  

Rating: K      Word Count: 530

Scenes From Our Next Life Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Prequel

Neighbors and Friends (by PSW)

Summary: A missing child brings together the Coffees and the Cartwrights, as well as a young Dr. Paul Martin.

Rating: K+ WC: 28,370

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All Lynchin’ Aside… (by PSW)

Summary: A WHN for A Hot Day for a Hanging; or, the aftermath of an attempted lynching.

Rating: K+        Word Count: 8060

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Posted in Humor Short Stories

Takin’ a Break (by AC1830)

Summary: When July rolls in like a flaming freight train perhaps it’s best to just kick back and have a little fun.

Rating: K   Word Count: 922

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