Maxwell Alexander Drake

Maxwell Alexander Drake, or Drake as he prefers to be called, is an award-winning Science Fiction/Fantasy Novelist, Playwrite, Tie-In Writer, Graphic Novelist, and Writing Instructor. He is best known for his fantasy series, The Genesis of Oblivion Saga, as well as being the Lead Fiction Writer for Sony's EverQuest Next Massive Online Video Game.


He teaches Creative Writing all around the world at schools, libraries, writers’ conferences and fan events such as Comic-Con International in San Diego, Gen-Con in Indianapolis, Origins Game Fair in Columbus OH, and was the only author invited to attend the very first Saudi Arabia Comic Con in 2017.

Recent years has seen him working in the Movie Industry, where he has been paid to write a few Movie Scripts. Currently, he is working on an animated T.V. show.

As if his professional projects do not keep him busy enough, he teaches creative writing classes at writers’ conferences around the world, fan events, and for the Clark County Library District in Las Vegas. You can learn more about his writing lessons, as well as keep up to date on his upcoming projects at his official website,


Drake lives in Las Vegas with his wife, who is the Joy in his life, and his two sons, who are more than worth “paying what needs be paid.”