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April Meeting

Due to a scheduling conflict Doug Unger's presentation has been moved to May.

Join us for an evening with Maxwell Alexander Drake as he discusses

Point of View –

What is the point?

With so many terms and styles, diving into the mechanics of the craft of writing can be scary. And Point of View (POV) can be one of the toughest to tackle. Yet, if used correctly, POV is a wonderful and powerful tool that is the backbone of your story. Join award-winning author Maxwell Alexander Drake as he helps break this piece of the writing puzzle down into something you can use to enhance your writing style.

Maxwell Alexander Drake is an award-winning Science Fiction/Fantasy author, Graphic Novelist and Playwright. He is also the lead tie-in writer, senior editor and game story consultant for Sony Online Entertainment’s massive online game EverQuest Next. He is best known for his fantasy series, The Genesis of Oblivion Saga. Drake teaches creative writing at writers’ conferences and fan conventions around the country. Find out more about him at his website,, more about the Genesis of Oblivion Saga at, and more about his latest graphic novel at You can also follow him on Twitter or Facebook.

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  • Harvey M.


    April 18, 2014

  • Ernie W.

    I thought it was very informative. It explained the different POVs. I had always wondered about them. Now I know what they are and how they work.

    April 17, 2014

  • John H.

    Liz - our general protocol is that we order food before during and after the speaker and we dribble it down our front while listening, then at the important part of the speaker summing up, they turn on the blender loud in our room and that's when you can pay. No problem, eat and learn.

    1 · April 17, 2014

    • Liz L.

      Excellent! I shall wear a dark-patterened top to hide the dribbles.

      April 17, 2014

  • Liz L.

    I won't have time to eat prior to the event. What is the general protocol regarding sustenance? Are attendees able to order dinner, or is the general menu not available in the meeting area?

    April 17, 2014

    • Denise

      Liz.......You can order dinner and eat during the meeting ~ many others do.

      April 17, 2014

  • Carole M.

    Having a bout of the poorlies and I can't be there tonight.
    I've recommended Maxwell Alexander Drake's talk to several writers working on graphic novels.

    April 17, 2014

  • John H.

    Very sorry I have to miss this meeting.

    April 17, 2014

  • Hyrum H.

    Unable to make this one. Sorry.

    April 16, 2014

  • Mercedes

    I love Drake! His information is solid and entertaining.

    April 14, 2014

  • Liz L.

    My first meeting! I look forward to it.

    April 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to my first-ever LVWG meetup on the 17th.

    1 · April 4, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello All :) I've been writing for the majority of my life but have never had the courage to submit any work. I'm excited to be surrounded by other writers for inspiration and motivation. Excited to meet you all!!!

    March 23, 2014

    • Richard W.

      Welcome to the group, we look forward to meeting you.

      March 23, 2014

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