Date- 2013-08-06 Born in Independence, Missouri, Margaret Weis graduated from the University of Missouri and worked as a book editor before teaming up with Tracy Hickman to develop the Dragonlance novels. Margaret lives in a renovated barn in Wisconsin with her daughter, Elizabeth Baldwin, and her three cats. She enjoys reading (especially Charles Dickens), opera and rollerskating. Born in Salt Lake City, Tracy Hickman resides in Wisconsin in a 100-year-old Victorian home with his wife and four children. When he isn't reading or writing, he is eating or sleeping. On Sundays, he conducts the hymns at the local Mormon church. Margaret Weis is the award-winning co-creator and co-author of the bestselling Dragonlance, Darkswood, and Death Gate sagas. The Dragonlance trilogies have been translated into many languages, including German, Japanese, Danish, Finnish, Spanish, French, Italian, Hebrew, Hungarian, Chine and Portuguese, and have sold more than 20 million copies.In total, Weis has written over 30 books. Other published fantasy works include Rose of the Prophet and the Sovereign Stone trilogy. Science fiction titles include he own series, Star of the Guardian, and the Mag Force 7 series.Weis lives in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, and has recently completed the second book in the Dragonvarld, The Dragon's Son.