On this day in horror history, Goosebumps and Fear Street author Robert Lawrence Stine AKA R.L. Stine was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1943. Sometimes known as Jovial Bob Stine and Eric Affabee, Stine is a novelist, producer, and screenwriter.
Stine has been referred to as the “Stephen King of children’s literature” and is the author of hundreds of horror fiction novels, including the above-mention book series Fear Street and #Goosebumps along with Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, and The Nightmare Room series. Stine’s #books have sold over 400 million copies 📖👻