Don Perrin (born 1 October 1964) is a Canadian writer and former military officer.[1][2] Born in Iserlohn, Germany, Perrin served in the Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, in the Canadian Department of National Defence.[1] He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1987.[1]

Perrin was married to Margaret Weis[3] (though they are now divorced)[4] for whom he acted as an advisor on the final Star of the Guardians novel, Ghost Legion (in which he also appears as a character). The couple co-authored the Mag Force 7 novels.

Perrin is also a contributor to the Dragonlance novels associated with Advanced Dungeons and Dragons.

He lives in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.[1]


Short works[]

  • "First Dragon Army Bridge Building Company" (in Dragons of Krynn)
  • "Island of the Brutes" (in The History of Dragonlance)
  • "War Diary of Lord Ariaken" (in Dragons of Summer Flame)

Tabletop RPG books[]

  • Dragonlance Campaign Setting (2003-08-01), Wizards of the Coast, ISBN 0786930861
  • Starships: Traveller (1996), Imperium Games, ISBN 1578283019
  • Sovereign Stone Game System (July 2000), Sovereign Press, ISBN 0965842274, with Lester Smith