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The Association of Rhode Island Authors Offers Advice to Writers

On November 10-12, Rhode Island hosted Comic Con, featuring many local artists, cosplayers, vendors and convention goers. Among these was the Association for Rhode Island Authors, who describe themselves on their website as a “non-profit organization of local, published writers of both fiction and non-fiction committed to raising awareness of the outstanding written works crafted by writers in Rhode Island and other nearby communities.”

The 501st Legion Bringing Joy and Changing Lives With Star Wars

This year’s Rhode Island Comic-Con (RICC) was invaded by the forces of the Empire. The 501st Legion are nothing to fear, however. They are a troupe of cosplayers standing for a good cause. “The 501st is an international costuming club that does screen-accurate Star Wars costumes,” said Ivory Racine, a two-year member of the 501st. “We are completely nonprofit, and we do charity work
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Voice Actor Troy Baker on Career Development and “Middle-earth: Shadow of War”

If you’ve picked up a video game in the last fifteen years it’s likely that, somewhere along the way, you’ve heard Troy Baker’s voice. With over 300 individual voice credits to his name Baker has been a prolific figure in the voice acting industry with lead roles in The Last of Us, Bioshock Infinite, Uncharted 4 and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. But it wasn’t
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Granite State Comic-Con Rocks New Hampshire for 15th Straight Year

MANCHESTER, NH - Granite State Comicon (Granitecon), celebrated its fifteenth annual convention at the Radisson on Elm St. September 16-17. Produced by Double Midnight Productions (owners of Manchester’s Double Midnight Comics) and priding “[them]selves in providing a more intimate experience” Granitecon featured vendors, artists, exhibitors, cosplayers and special celebrity guests alike who had the “chance to mingle and chat and enjoy each other’s company.”