The Moped Ronin

Made in DNA

Made in DNA
20 February
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My name is Brent and my pen name is Made in DNA. I'm an American (born in Iowa, high school in Illinois, university in California) living and working in Japan as a freelance translator, editor, and description writer. My passion is writing, so I am working hard to publish my own short stories and novels.

I married the love of my life on April 1st, 2005...

What sweet bliss is the connection that has always been our destiny my love.

Writers whom inspire me: William Gibson (Neuromancer), Neal Stephenson (Snow Crash), Jon Courtenay Grimwood (redRobe), Ryu Murakami (In the Miso Soup), Haruki Murakami (Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World), Jeff Noon (Vurt), zenmondo (Johnny Fusion), and many others to numerous to name.

Artists whom inspire me: Range Murata (Future Rhythm), Shirow Masamune (Ghost in the Shell), Jun Tsukasa (Tsukasa Bullet), Shou Tajima (Kill Bill), Katsuya Terada, Hiroki Otsuka, Paul Horn's Cool Jerk, Brian Wood, insidious, jerem_morrow, Voltaire, and Mizuno Junko (in no particular order).

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User Number: 159361
Date Created:2001-05-31
Number of Posts: 6,275

An American living and working in Japan
Strengths: Writing, his wife, bad jokes
Weaknesses: Pizza, his wife, home cooking, sci-fi novels, collectible items
Special Skills: !???
Weapons: 17th-century samurai sword

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