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R.L. Stine Publishes A New, Terrifying Short Story On Twitter

Halloween came early this year!

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Via Twitter: @RL_Stine

R.L. Stine, author of Fear Street, Goosebumps, and numerous other successful series for children and young adults, took to Twitter yesterday evening to share a new, never before published short story with his over 134,000 followers.

You can read the horrifying story (which is like a scary Aesop's Fable) in full below, and follow R.L. Stine on Twitter here.

I am going to try to write a story live on Twitter now. The story is called "What's In My Sandwich?"...

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I am going to try to write a story live on Twitter now. The story is called "What's In My Sandwich?"...

8:07 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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People call me a loser, but that's going to change. I was in a little diner downtown and I ordered an egg salad sandwich…

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People call me a loser, but that's going to change. I was in a little diner downtown and I ordered an egg salad sandwich

8:08 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..I was about to bite down on it when I noticed something moving in the egg salad. Was I imagining it? No…

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..I was about to bite down on it when I noticed something moving in the egg salad. Was I imagining it? No

8:08 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..I saw a hairy, three-fingered claw push a clump of egg out of the way. I saw two round black eyes. A fur-covered face…

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..I saw a hairy, three-fingered claw push a clump of egg out of the way. I saw two round black eyes. A fur-covered face

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..The creature poked out of the sandwich, sending egg salad tumbling onto the plate. It was the size of a fat beetle…

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..The creature poked out of the sandwich, sending egg salad tumbling onto the plate. It was the size of a fat beetle

8:09 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..But it wasn't an insect. It had a furry head and eyes that peered into mine. Before I could react, a second creature poked out…

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..But it wasn't an insect. It had a furry head and eyes that peered into mine. Before I could react, a second creature poked out

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..And then a third. My sandwich was infested. My stomach lurched. "Is everything okay?" the waitress asked…

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..And then a third. My sandwich was infested. My stomach lurched. "Is everything okay?" the waitress asked

8:10 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

.."Yes. Fine," I said. "Could you wrap this sandwich to go?" Finding hairy things in your sandwich is gross…

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.."Yes. Fine," I said. "Could you wrap this sandwich to go?" Finding hairy things in your sandwich is gross

8:10 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..But I knew this sandwich would make me a winner. The sandwich would turn my life around…

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..But I knew this sandwich would make me a winner. The sandwich would turn my life around

8:11 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..Discovering a new life form had to make me rich. I carried the sandwich home carefully and set it on a table…

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..Discovering a new life form had to make me rich. I carried the sandwich home carefully and set it on a table

8:11 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..I didn't hear my son Willy come home. When I finally saw him, he had egg salad on his face…

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..I didn't hear my son Willy come home. When I finally saw him, he had egg salad on his face

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..Yes, he ate the sandwich. If only I could have stopped him. Now the creatures are biting holes in his stomach…

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..Yes, he ate the sandwich. If only I could have stopped him. Now the creatures are biting holes in his stomach

8:12 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..They are biting holes in Willy from the inside, poking their furry heads out of his stomach, chewing his flesh…

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..They are biting holes in Willy from the inside, poking their furry heads out of his stomach, chewing his flesh

8:12 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..Okay. A minor setback. But I'm not giving up. Willy is screaming in agony. The poor guy is terrified…

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..Okay. A minor setback. But I'm not giving up. Willy is screaming in agony. The poor guy is terrified

8:13 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

..I'm so excited. Where is my camera? Willy is going to make me rich. ##

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..I'm so excited. Where is my camera? Willy is going to make me rich. ##

8:13 PM - 28 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

R.L. Stine has proven once again that not only is he a terrifying author, but a terrific tweeter.

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