Author Page – Annie K Cowgirl

If a picture paints a thousand words, what does a story do? I think a really well written fanfic can be just as good–if not better–than any picture. So here are my stories, may they make you laugh, cry, smile, and maybe even think about your life in a different way than ever before!



NEWEST:  You’ve Got a Friend — see summary below.

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A Double-Negative Escapade (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  Take Adam, Hoss, and Little Joe; add a touch of grammar, confusion, and silliness and you end up with…
Rating:  K+ (985 words)

A Howl in the Night (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  A WHN/WHI for the episode My Brother’s Keeper. Joe finds himself lost and alone in a forest, but is he really as alone as he thinks he is?
Rating:  T – (1,300 words)

A Main Character’s Nightmare — Is an Author’s Delight (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  Joe has a decision to make when the most beautified–which is a vile phrase according to Polonius–Annie K asks him to do something for her. Basically a ridiculous story for the author’s own enjoyment.
Rating:  K+ (770 Words)

A Prickly Problem (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  Little Joe learns a lesson the hard way.   Chaps and Spurs inspired story.
Rating:  K+   Word Count :   1, 371

A Question of Mercy (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  A What Happened Instead/What Happened in Between for the episode A Question of Strength. Written and expanded from my entry for February 2017’s Pennings from Prompts challenge on Bonanza Boomers.
Rating:  K+ (Includes one instance of mild language and mentions of violence)   Word Count :   1,466

Curiosity (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  They say that curiosity killed the cat, but what happens when one of the Cartwright boy’s let’s his nosiness get the better of him?
Rated :   K+ (1,010 Words)

I Met a Friend of Yours Today (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: When Joe Cartwright drags Candy over to the doctor’s office after a bar fight, he bumps into one of Hoss’ old friends.
Rated: K+ for brief mentions of violence Word Count: 1,189

Missing #1 (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  Ben receives a telegram about his eldest son that brings despair to the whole Cartwright family. Written for November’s C & S Challenge.
Rated: K+ (1,600 words)

Missing #2 – Father’s Gift (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Ben’s thoughts as one of his sons lies in an Army hospital.
For June Chaps and Spurs. An SAS (Suffering Adam Syndrome) Posse story.
Rated: K+ (1,515 words)

Missing #3 – A Well Deserved Comeuppance (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: The Jessup Gang get a little more than they bargained for when they pick a fight with a certain stranger. A slight AU story that could tie in with “Missing” and “A Father’s Gift”, but you don’t have to read them first to understand what’s going on.  A Chaps and Spurs tale.
(1,890 words)  Rating:  K+ for a bit of violence.

My Dearest Husband (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: The year is 1848, and Marie Cartwright writes a letter to her husband for Valentine’s Day. (Written for the Valentine’s Day challenge 2017 on Bonanza Boomers.)
Rating: K     Word Count: 649

My Dearest Mother (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  Adam writes a letter to his mother during his last year of college.
Rated: K (585 words)

Of Love and Loss (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Ben and Hoss have a heart to heart about lost loves.
Rating:  K (tissue warning)  (1,500)

Of Mothers and Fathers (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Ben’s announcement of his upcoming marriage to a young, widowed woman brings about a serious talk between a ten-year-old Joe and his older brother, Adam
Rating:  K  (1,625)

Saying Goodbye (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Marie visits Ben one fateful night and he must say goodbye to someone he loves.  My ML Birthday Challenge story.
Rated: K+ (1,440 words)

Scars on the Inside (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  In memory of the beloved episode My Brother’s Keeper. It’s been five years since the accident and Adam still hasn’t forgiven himself for shooting Joe.  Chaps and Spurs Challenge story for September.
Rated: K+ (935 words)

The Argument (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Ben and Adam argue over Adam’s education.
Word count: 1,045   Rating: K+

The Hunt for Danny Miller (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: When Little Joe searches for a friend against his father’s wishes, he gets into more trouble than he bargained for.
Rated: K+ (9,570 words)

The Man in Black (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  Response to the 2013 Pernell Roberts writing challenge. Why does Adam dress in black almost all of the time? Here’s a possible reason for that…..
Rated: K (880 words)

The Picker (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “I-I’ve come to ask you for your daughter’s hand, Sir.”
Rated: K+ (1,244 words)

The Polka-Dotted Cowboys (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: When an epidemic of Chickenpox and the Measles breaks out, no one on the Ponderosa is safe!
Rated: K+ (5,885 words)

The Scent of Posies (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: One never forgets their first scent of posies…and Hoss Cartwright is no exception!
Rated: K+ (1,010 words)

What Do You Want in A Man? (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A poem I wrote for the Man In Black’s birthday.
Rated: K+ (260 words)

When I Wake Up (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  One of the Cartwright boys finds himself in a tight spot.
Rated: T (3,050 words)

Where Spiders Fear to Tread (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “Don’t look down, don’t look down, don’t look down…” I repeated the phrase over and over again under my breath, as I took another careful step forward. A Little Joe story.
Rating: K+ for mild swearing and angst  1,475 words

You’ve Got a Friend (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: After the scandal surrounding his fiancee’s death, Clem Foster isn’t sure if he has anymore friends left in Virginia City. So he’s determined to do the one thing he feels he can: leave town and never come back.
Rated: T Word Count: 995

Lastest Update:  5.4.2018

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