Jeff Grubb wrote Warcraft: The Last Guardian on 2001. The first Warcraft novel published. He played World of Warcraft for a long time until many months ago when he quit. Recently, Jeff confessed to have opened his account again. He has been busy the past year with his Pokemon gig and his job at Arena.net’s Guild Wars. This time around he plans to control his time management and cares more for the friends-aspect socialization of the game.
Read up more over at his blog here.
Man, do I wish he wrote a Aegwynn or Khadgar novel. The Last Guardian is among my All-time best choice.