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 fantasy and science fiction 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.

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 are fantasy and science fiction, 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: Brobdingnagian

Word: Brobdingnagian Pronunciation: brahb-ding-NA-ɡee-ən Part of Speech: adjective Definition: gigantic Source: Oxford Dictionaries Raj: You said I could buy a desk. Sheldon: This isn’t a desk. This is a Brobdingnagian monstrosity. Raj: Is that the American idiom for...

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Word of the Week: Oligarchy

Word: oligarchy Pronunciation: AH-lə-ɡahr-kee Part of Speech: noun Definition: a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution Source: Oxford Dictionaries It's Independence Day in the US tomorrow, so why not take this opportunity to...

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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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Creative Writing Blog

What If? Writing Prompts: History VI

Yesterday was Independence Day in the US, so here's a special set of "What If?" Writing Prompts to celebrate! This week's batch features more prompts in the history genre, specifically American history! See what historical tales you can spin from these ideas, and feel...

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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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Hot Off the Press

The Ancient Behemoth

(What If? Exercise: Read the description here.) The knight had never seen a battle that surprised him. Until that fateful day when the terrible creature appeared. No one would survive to tell the tale. He wondered what had made everyone freeze. Then he smelled its...

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Independence Day

For over two hundred years, Our country has been free, the United States of America, Representing a beacon of light To all those seeking a brighter future and Hope for a brand new start. Opportunities abound in this land of Freedom for all who come with a dream. Join...

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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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