Singapore Writers Festival: Only happy endings for R.L. Stine's horror stories

R.L. Stine is the best-selling author of more than 300 books, including the Goosebumps and Fear Street series. PHOTOS: COURTESY OF R. L. STINE, SCHOLASTIC
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SINGAPORE - Children's horror writer R.L. Stine pens his myriad books under the gaze of a skeleton and a 90cm-long cockroach.

"You have to have some atmosphere," says the American author, 78. The cockroach is a theatre prop from a play based on one of his novels, but he tells people he caught it under the sink. "They believe me. This is New York City."

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