Posts Tagged: r.l. stine

The Final Girl

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I wanted to be scared because being terrified taught me how to survive.

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R.L. Stine Takes to Reddit and Tells All

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90s kids probably remember Goosebumps, the popular series of children’s horror novellas that put kid protagonists in all manner of spooky situations. Author R.L. Stine took to Reddit for an AMA last week, holding forth on questions like “Do you write out fully sketched profiles of characters before you start the plot?” and “Why the war […]

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R.L. Stine’s Deep Dark Secret

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In advanced of the release of the Goosebumps movie, NPR’s Colin Dwyer reveals that children’s author R.L. Stine originally hoped to write humor: “I started when I was 9. I don’t know, I was this weird kid. I found a typewriter, I dragged it into my room and I would just stay in my room, typing — typing […]

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This Week in Short Fiction

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As the story goes, nearly 100 years ago a group of Surrealist artists gathered together and put a new spin on an old parlor game called Consequences. The meeting resulted in their collective authorship of this phrase: “The/ exquisite/ corpse/ will/ drink/ the/ young/ wine.” Now familiar to many writers by the name of “Exquisite […]

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