March 8, 2012
Children across America have been getting Goosebumps by just reading and watching Rl.Stines horror tales. Rl.Stine is one of America’s most prolific authors and has introduced millions of American kids to the horror genre. Rl.Stines name is Robert Lawrence Stine. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on October 8th, 1943. His parents are Jewish their names are Anne and Lewis Stine. His mother was a homemaker and his father was a shipping clerk. It was totally different from what Rl.Stine grew up to be. When Rl.Stine was 9 he started writing but he wrote on a type writer that he found in his attic. That probably was the best thing he ever found that would define his career. He wrote stories and joke books. Once he found this he stayed in his room for his free time writing on it. He would say it was to boring outside even though his mother begged him to go out there. Rl.Stine as a student wasn’t too great. For the most part he got B’s but his studying wasn’t as much as it should’ve been. He didn’t excel in math and he despised gym but on the bright sight he was great at ping pong. In 1965 Rl.Stine graduated from Ohio state university. When this happened he settled in New York City to pursue his writing. Jane Waldhorn became betrothed to the king of kid horror in 1969.Jane Waldhorn became a writer and an editor. That’s when they collaborated on a few children books. Then later they made their own publishing company called parachuted press. All of a sudden things got dark in Rl.Stines books. His first horror novel was Blind date it instantly became a best seller. But that wasn’t the end the novels Beach House, Hit and Run, The Babysitter, and The Girlfriend came right after. In 1989 the Fear Street series was driven on and it was the best selling young adult in history. what’s unbelievable is that he wrote 100 books to put in the series. My favorite series of his...
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