Wonderful Writers: R.L. Stine

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Wonderful Writers is a weekly segment that is posted on Wednesday! Every week I’ll spotlight and discuss one of my favorite authors, books by them, and talk about their writing styles and such. I hope you’ll enjoy. Feel free to participate as well by writing your own post and as always you are welcome to use the meme/pic if you’d like (just remember to credit me).

R.L. Stine

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About: R.L. Stine  is an American writer and producer. He is best well know for his horror fiction novels and is also called the “Stephen King” of Children’s literature. His popular books include the Fear Street, Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, and The Nightmare Room series. His first novel was published in 1986, and it was called Blind Date. The book The Haunting Hour was made into a movie called The Haunting Hour Volume One: Don’t Think About It (2007)

What I’ve Read (So Far):

  • Entire Goosebumps series
  • Some of the Cheerleaders series
  • Dangerous Girls

Why He’s a Wonderful Writer:

I cannot tell you how much I loved to read Goosebumps as kid! I’ve been a fan of  horror since I could remember. Stine was my first early exposure to horror novels. His books have strong plot lines, a wide variety of characters, and are full of many scary things that go bump in the night. Some of my favorite books from the Goosebumps series are: Monster Blood, Night of the Living Dummy, and  The Cuckoo Clock of Doom. Stine is truly one of the masters of the horror genre!

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