American young adult author who is best known for his Goosebumps series. His other horror fiction series include the Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, and Nightmare Room books.Although he is known for his scary children's stories, he started out writing for a humor magazine and then for a Nickelodeon cartoon.He is often referred to as the Stephen King of children's books.BEFORE FAME
He started writing short stories and joke books at the age of nine, upon finding an old typewriter in the attic. He later studied English at the Ohio State University.PERSONAL LIFE
He was born in Columbus, Ohio to Lewis and Anne Stine. He married Jane Waldhornson in 1969, and the couple's son, Matthew, was born on June 7, 1980.FUN FACTS
Young Adult Author RL Stine were born on Friday, birthstone is Opal, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Goat, it is 276 days until RL Stine next birthday.