My name is Murasaki.  I love all things language, culture, history, art…

I have spent a large portion of my life learning and using foreign languages.  French and Japanese rank among my top three favourites.  American Sign Language takes the top spot, though.  Since middle school, I have found American Sign Language and Deaf culture to be fascinating and highly useful.  I have studied intensively the gravity of culture concerning language and vice versa.  Four years of college with a semester abroad yielded a B. A. in French.

I graduated from college with a B.A. in French with a minor in military science.  Since middle school I have loved martial arts.  I studied Tae Kwon Do for nearly five years, and every day, I long for the opportunity to continue my hand-to-hand education.  I joined the Army in 2008, and I have served on active duty since 2010 as a communications officer.  People often ask me why I joined.  Apparently I don’t look like the “usual type” that signs up to go to war.  The answer is simple.  Ji’e’toh.

My unique background in language, culture, and combat (plus a little [or a lot] of help from my friends) will provide me with the skills I need to undertake an endeavor for which I have spent my life preparing.

I am creating a language from epic fantasy series (and my personal favourite) The Wheel of Time, by Robert Jordan (and Brandon Sanderson).

Maiden Handtalk, prepare to meet your creator.



One Response to About

  1. terahlyanwe says:

    What an epic introduction. I am strongly looking forward to seeing what you come up with, or helping with research or ideas if you need them!
    -Marivea (AS, Gray Ajah, TarValon.Net)

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