Creative Writing Services
Are you a local
Las Vegas writer?
Drake gives free monthly writing classes for the Clark County Library District. Started in 2010, these classes are a wonderful place to dive into specific topics of writing and learn from a professional writer who earns his living making stuff up.
The classes are free to attendees. Click the link below to check out this group's Meetup page where you can see upcoming events, as well as join so you can RSVP for any of Drake's Classes.
Are you an Event Coordinator? Drake is a knowledgeable, dynamic, and always highly rated presenter. Click Here to find out how you can add him to your event. Your attendees will thank you!
If you're planning to attend one of Drake's workshops, make sure you go prepared. Most of his classes come with handouts you can download and print yourself. Click Here to find out more.
Want to know if Drake is coming to an event near you? Check out his scheduled list of public appearances. Links to the events are also provided. Click Here to see his calendar of public appearances.
Testimonials about Drake
Director - Gen Con Writer's Symposium
Maxwell Alexander Drake's educational seminars for writers are exceptional. As the director of the Gen Con Writer's Symposium, I've received significant positive feedback from guests about the value of his programming. Even without that direct feedback, I have ample evidence from the fact that Mr. Drake achieves attendance figures every year that are on par with events featuring our biggest name guests. I believe that the secret to Mr. Drake's success are his well-planned, carefully thought out presentations that focus on practical advice but delivered in an easily consumable format. Guests leave his events energized and educated—the perfect combination to help an author achieve success.
Author Coordinator - Origins Game Fair
Drake is great at conventions. He's personable, knowledgeable, and loves to teach. He has a great work ethic and I enjoy having him as part of the Origins Library.
Director - Authors Combat Academy
Working with Drake was a great experience. He’s responsive, open to students, and fun, too. After seeing him teach at several different conferences, we invited him to be an expert at Authors Combat Academy. He was one of our highest ranked presenters (from our student survey.) He’s always professional. Drake clearly enjoys teaching and he has so much to offer. We’ve invited him back for a second year and are looking forward to having him again. If you get the opportunity to have him at your conference or to take one of his classes, grab it. You don’t want to miss out on this fantastic presenter.
Coordinator - KABAM! Fest
Each year that Mr. Drake has participated in our book festival, he has been a delight to work with and attendees very much enjoyed his presentations. “Drake,” as we call him, has always been a great asset to our festival.
Librarian - Clark County Library District
Drake has been great to work with the past 5 years! He is fun and friendly and the patrons really love his writing program!
Bobbie Ann Howell
Coordinator - Vegas Valley Book Festival
Maxwell has always been willing ready to participate and has been generous with his time and knowledge. He has been easy to work with and follows through on his commitments.
About Maxwell Alexander Drake
Drake wrote his first novel nearly thirty years ago when he was twelve. A lovely piece of fiction titled The Warlord's Dust. While the world will never see this work (it was, after all, written by a twelve-year-old), the love of storytelling never left him. He's been professionally writing for about ten years, working for both large and small companies. He's done everything from being the Lead Fiction Writer for a massive video game from Sony titled EverQuest Next, all the way down to self-publishing some of his own work. He's worked as a novelist, graphic novelist, been a playwright for movies, TV, and stage, as well as being a tie-in writer for both the video and table-top gaming markets.
Always one of the highest-rated presenters, Drake has been teaching creative writing classes since 2009 at fan conventions, book festivals, writers’ conferences, as well as locally for the Clark County Library District.
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