Robert Lawrence Stine is one of the best-selling children's authors in history. He began his writing career at the age of nine writing short stories, joke books, and comic books for his friends -- and has been at it ever since! After graduating from Ohio State University, R.L. moved to New York to become a writer. He wrote joke books and humor books and created Bananas, a zany humor magazine, before he turned to the scary. R.L. lives in Manhattan with his wife, Jane, and their son, MatthewStine, R. L. is the author of 'Dangerous Girls The Taste Of Night', published 2005 under ISBN 9780060596187 and ISBN 006059618X.