The Wolfe's (Writing) Den

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Welcome to the Wolfe's (Writing) Den

I’m J.C. Wolfe (or Jay C. Wolfe, hence the name of my blog). I’m a fiction writer and aspiring author of science fantasy and romance novels.

This is my blog, where I share my thoughts on various creative writing topics, my original stories and poetry, and eventually, information about my books.

Please, feel free to explore my site and follow my blog. I hope you enjoy your stay! Happy reading!

Enter the Den

Who is J.C. Wolfe?

J.C. Wolfe is the artistic alter ego of a shy, nerdy 20-something-year-old biologist with a colorful imagination and a lifelong dream of being a fiction writer. She is a born-and-raised American, and after finishing grad school six thousand miles away in the exotic southern region of Brazil, she once again resides in her true home in California. Her favorite literary genres include science fantasy and romance, and she hides behind a gender-neutral pen name while she weaves her endless thoughts and daydreams into stories meant to touch hearts and inspire the imagination of any soul who might cross her path.

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Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Despot

Word: despot Pronunciation: DES-pət Part of Speech: noun Definition: a ruler or other person who holds absolute power, typically one who exercises it in a cruel or oppressive way Source: Oxford Dictionaries There are despots and dictators, Political manipulators....

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Word of the Week: Gubernatorial

Word: gubernatorial Pronunciation: ɡoo-bər-nə-TO-ree-əl Part of Speech: adjective Definition: relating to a state governor or the office of state governor Source: Oxford Dictionaries George: What about candleholders? Jerry: Too romantic. George: Lingerie? Jerry: Too...

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Word of the Week: Paterfamilias

Word: paterfamilias Pronunciation: pay-tər-fə-MI-lee-əs / pah-tər-fə-MI-lee-əs Part of Speech: noun Definition: the male head of a family or household Source: Oxford Dictionaries Father's Day is this Sunday, so it's a good week to share an uncommon synonym for...

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Creative Writing Blog

3 Reasons You Should Write Fiction in Active Voice

Anyone who either is or has worked with an editor has had to deal with the common writing issue of active voice vs. passive voice. Any and every editor worth their salt will tell you to favor active voice, while writing in passive voice is just another bad habit...

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3 Lessons You Can Only Learn from Your Grandmother

Creative inspiration can come from anywhere, and some of the best comes from the people you love most: your family. Every family member has their own unique qualities and abilities to contribute to your stories, but one in particular stands out for how much...

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My 5 Favorite Fictional Fathers

Father's Day is coming soon, so what else could I write about this week on my creative writing blog but the awesome dads in fiction? Fathers are among the most important family figures we know, and fathers in fiction can be just as influential to the other characters...

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Hot Off the Press

Sonnet to the Middle Sister

Only the middle sister truly knows The challenges of being two in one: A mentor to the youngest as she grows, And scapegoat for the eldest to have fun. You always know the perfect thing to say To make us laugh until the point of tears. You’ve cared for us in each and...

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The Most Important Man

The most important man That a girl will ever know Is the man who gives her everything To help her learn and grow. The most important smile That a girl will ever see Is of proud encouragement For the woman she can be. The most important words That a girl will ever hear...

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Fun in the Sun

(What If? Exercise: Read the description here.) Our favorite time of year is around the corner again! A time when we can relax and have fun. You know we'll be hitting the beach soon. Ice cream every day is a must. School's out for the season too! Vacation time is...

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