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R. L. Stine
By Anonym 13 Sep

R. L. Stine

I guess I'm way too kind and generous, and a saint - if you can believe that!

By Anonym 19 Sep

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Was it it possible that I thought a pile of clothes was a smiling girl?’ - Amanda Benson

By Anonym 14 Sep

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Most fears are basic: fear of the dark, fear of going down in the basement, fear of weird sounds, fear that somebody is waiting for you in your closet. Those kinds of things stay with you no matter what age.

By Anonym 18 Sep

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People don’t always take us seriously,” she continued. “People come to HorrorLand and think it’s all a big joke. People laugh at the signs around the park. They laugh at the rides and attractions.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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Well, when I was 13, for my bar mitzvah I received my first typewriter. And that was special.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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If you do enough planning before you start to write, there's no way you can have writer's block. I do a complete chapter by chapter outline.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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At least I rescued your poor hot dog.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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A real New Yorker likes the sound of a garbage truck in the morning.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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After spending 22 years in Ohio, I love everything about New York.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I started writing when I was 9 years old. I was like this weird kid who would just stay in my room, typing little funny magazines and drawing comic strips.

By Anonym 18 Sep

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So Miss Curdy said I had to be punished. She gave me a choice of punishments. One: I could come into the gym after school every day and inflate all the basketballs — by mouth — until my head exploded. Or two: I could coach the first-grade soccer team. I chose number two. The wrong choice.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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The next day, Greg is so large that he cannot even ride the car to school because he can't fit in the car. His parents believe this to have been caused by a food allergy and resolve to take him to the doctor later.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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Behind me, Mom busily cleaned out the refrigerator, making room for the groceries Dad was out buying. I was dying to tell her about the scary mask. I wanted to show it to her. Maybe put it on and make her scream. But I knew she’d ask too many questions about where I bought it, and how much it cost, and how much of my allowance I used up to pay for it. All questions I couldn’t answer.

By Anonym 16 Sep

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I mean, who could think about sneakers when an invisible building was waiting to be discovered?

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I have a cheat-sheet for each one of my characters about their personality, the way they look, etc. So there is no possible way that I could have writer's block.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I have a great office.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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I've never turned into a bee - I've never been chased by a mummy or met a ghost. But many of the ideas in my books are suggested by real life.

By Anonym 18 Sep

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The book the snowman was the best book I have ever read it had suspence durring the whole book it was AWSOME!!!

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I drive a lot in the summertime, but after that, I don't drive if there's snow predicted for anywhere in 500 miles.

By Anonym 17 Sep

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mammals," he mutters. "can't live with them, can't live without them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I believe that kids as well as adults are entitled to books of no socially redeeming value.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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When I write, I try to think back to what I was afraid of or what was scary to me, and try to put those feelings into books.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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It's hard for children's authors to be accepted when they try to write adult books. J.K. Rowling is the exception because people are so eager to read anything by her, but it took Judy Blume three or four tries before she had a success.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid!

By Anonym 16 Sep

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Don't get ahead of the story,lad. You see, it's a very long story- because Danny Lubbins was at sea on that tiny slip of a plank raft... for three hundred days.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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You guys are just jealous because i'm a natural athlete and you can't cross the street without falling on your face." -(Bird) Doug

By Anonym 14 Sep

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Many adults feel that every children's book has to teach them something.... My theory is a children's book... can be just for fun.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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Well, I hate it when authors come into a school and they say to kids, 'Write from your heart, only write what you know, and write from your heart.' I hate that because it's useless. I've written over 300 books - not one was written from my heart. Not one. They were all written for an audience, they were all written to entertain a certain audience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I got the chance to do things that I dreamed of when I was a kid: I got to travel around the world; I had my own 'Goosebumps' attraction at Disney World; I've been on TV and had three TV series.

By Anonym 19 Sep

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they should invent a car that stays cool inside when it is parked

By Anonym 16 Sep

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I could hear my dad honking his horn impatiently down on the street. "I... uh... used to live in your house," I found myself answering. And then I turned and ran full speed down to the street.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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I've had a very sheltered life. What can happen to you if you stay home writing all day?

By Anonym 15 Sep

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You have no control [over natural disaster]. That's what's scary about it. You're helpless. That feeling of helplessness is really scary.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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I've killed hundreds of teenagers. Hundreds. And I didn't know why. Why did I enjoy doing it so much? Why? And then I realized - I had a teenager at home!

By Anonym 19 Sep

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This was a normal town once, and we were normal people. Most of us worked at the plastics factory on the outskirts of town. Then one day there was an accident... something escaped from the factory, a yellow gas. It floated over the town so fast that we didn't see it, didn't realize... and then it was too late, and Dark Falls wasn't a normal town anymore.

By Anonym 16 Sep

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I became more and more confused. My brain got so fuzzy, I even began to wonder if I'd ever actually been a boy at all. Maybe I'd really been a bee for my entire life, and I'd just dreamed about being a boy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I'm obsessed with radio. It's a good start to Sunday morning.

By Anonym 17 Sep

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My friend Chuck was supposed to help me coach the team. But he told Miss Curdy he had an after-school job. Do you know what his after-school job is? Going home and watching TV. - Steve Boswell

By Anonym 13 Sep

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If you want to be a writer, don't worry so much about writing. Read as much as you can. Read as many different writers as you can. Soak up the styles.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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Normally, I spend a week on the outline and take two weeks to write the book.

By Anonym 18 Sep

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She realized she'd never felt this happy.even at her old school, she had been an outsider, always the lonely girl,the one who stayed at home watching tv on Saturday nights while her friends went to parties and out on dates.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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When I was a kid my family was really poor and I remember one Halloween I wanted to dress up really scary and my parents came home with a duck costume. I wore that costume for years! I hated it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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Making my class laugh and getting in trouble. I was the class clown.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I love theme parks but I'm a real chicken on rides. I'd rather invent scary rides for my books than go on them for real.

By Anonym 16 Sep

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Greg was very interested in cameras. He had an inexpensive automatic camera, which took okay snapshots. But he was saving his allowance in hopes of buying a really good camera with a lot of lenses. He loved looking at camera magazines, studying the different models, picking out the ones he wanted to buy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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People say, 'What advice do you have for people who want to be writers?' I say, they don't really need advice, they know they want to be writers, and they're gonna do it. Those people who know that they really want to do this and are cut out for it, they know it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I haven't written a young-adult book in years. I'm also doing six 'Goosebumps' books a year now.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I should be concentrating on writing pages.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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I do like a lot of things that a lot of adults would scoff at. 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' 'Looney Tunes.'

By Anonym 15 Sep

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Dad, are we lost?” Luke repeated the question. “Yeah, we’re lost,” Dad replied quietly. “Hopelessly lost.” Clay let out a soft cry and slumped in the seat. He looked a little like a balloon deflating. “Don’t tell him that!” Mom cried sharply. “What should I tell him?” Dad snapped back. “We’re nowhere near Zoo Gardens. We’re nowhere near civilization! We’re in the desert, going nowhere!