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How to Write a Horror Story: R.L. Stine’s Tips for Writing Horror

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 10, 2021 • 5 min read

Horror stories help readers escape to another world by confronting them with the unknown. Celebrated author R.L. Stine, the creative force behind more than 300 tales of suspense and the macabre, shares his tips on how to write a horror story that will stay with your readers.