R.L. Stine haunts Twitter with 14-tweet short story

The king of teen screams flexes with a tweet-turning tale about... a sandwich.

Mar 1, 2020, 6:21 pm*

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Ramon Ramirez

Master of (young adult) horror R.L. Stine spent Tuesday evening tweeting out an original, short story. It’s about a sandwich, required 14 tweets to flesh out, and is generally delightful. The gimmick is timely, sharply executed, and it’s one he’s pulled before. I’ll hang up and listen.

The 71-year-old Goosebumps writer has sold 400 million books and also co-created the underrated Eureeka’s Castle. But he’s yet to match the blistering highs and harrowing turns of 1994’s immortal Ghost Beach.

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*First Published: Oct 29, 2014, 7:00 am