R.L. Stein Rolls Out New Goosebumps-Inspired Graphic Novel

R.L. Stein Rolls Out New Goosebumps-Inspired Graphic Novel

King of childhood nightmares, R.L Stine, the author of the Goosebumps books, is trying his hand in writing a graphic novel inspired by Goosebumps series. R.L Stine has partnered with Boom! Studio to launch Just Beyond series, The Scare School. The story follows two versions of the same middle-school, that exist in the same time and place as each other.     Image via Entertainment Weekly     The twelve-year-old characters, in old fashioned clothing, are traveling between the worlds, running from a cyborg that is seeking to drag them back to their own world. R.L Stine will be showing up at New …

Did You Notice These Authors in Their On-Screen Movie Cameos?

Did You Notice These Authors in Their On-Screen Movie Cameos?

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Just this past weekend, during the annual thriller-writers conference, Thrillerfest, authors R.L. Stine, Lee Child, David Morrell, Heather Graham, and George R.R. Martin had a chance to sit together and discuss social media, their struggles as they strived for success, some of the stranger things fans have said to them during meet-and-greets, and more.   Three of the wordsmiths even decided to delve on into the world of Hollywood and discuss the quirks, fumbles, and just all-around generalized awkwardness that can come with doing a cameo-appearance in your own book-to-film adaptation (it was exactly everything you’d expect and oh, so much more)! …

George R.R. Martin and R.L. Stine Share Their Opposing Views on Social Media

George R.R. Martin and R.L. Stine Share Their Opposing Views on Social Media

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During an open-panel discussion last Saturday at the popular thriller-writers conference, Thrillerfest, George R.R. Martin (author of Game of Thrones) and R.L. Stine (author of Goosebumps!) talked all things social media and well, they don’t exactly see eye-to-eye…   R.L. Stine, George R.R. Martin, Heather Graham, David Morrell and Lee Child at Thrillerfest | Image via Twitter   George R.R. Martin started off the discussion,   I don’t know, social media…some days I want to burn it all down…”   That seems like a fair enough statement considering the fact that, as I’m sure anyone with any sort of social media account …

‘Goosebumps!’ Author R.L. Stine Talks the Funniest Moments of His Career

‘Goosebumps!’ Author R.L. Stine Talks the Funniest Moments of His Career

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This weekend, Goosebumps! author R.L. Stine spoke to a panel at the annual thriller-writers conference, Thrillerfest, and man, was it thrilling! The world-renowned Young Adult Horror author told-all, starting with where his fame began…   RL Stine at Thrillerfest | Image Via Author   According to Stine, he’d never joined this industry with the idea of being a horror writer for children ages eight-to-twelve in mind:   I wrote joke books…I had no idea that children love being scared!   In fact, it wasn’t until Stine wrote his first creepy novel, Blind Date, and was quickly thrust into the world of praise from his …

Goosebumps! Author RL Stine’s New Multi-Book Deal Is in the Works!

Goosebumps! Author RL Stine’s New Multi-Book Deal Is in the Works!

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If you happened to be bobbing around on this planet between the years 1992-1997, then you may remember the Goosebumps series.   Goosebumps was a series of children’s horror fiction novels written by the one and only R.L. Stine depicting everything from possessed dummies, monsters made of green slime, demonic lawn gnomes, haunted masks, and more. They were fun, they were spooky, and they held a pretty important part in defining a generation. But, how could they not? There were sixty-two books released in a span of just five years, along with four seasons of an accompanying series. Goosebumps was everywhere! And everyone watched along, hiding under the covers, ready …