Tags » Alvin Schwartz

'Scary Stories' movie finds a new writer

(CNN) — Alvin Schwartz’s “Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark” may have been just for kids, but the movie version won’t be.

CBS Films has been working on an adaptation of Schwartz’s notoriously terrifying short story collection, which debuted in 1981 and went on to give generations of kids plenty of sleepless nights. 303 more words

Entertainment

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark Update

Last year, I was so excited to hear that CBS was going to take one of my favorite books as a child in Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark… 230 more words

News

Frequent Tim Burton Collaborator to Pen Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie

The movie version of those books that haunted your dreams as a child may not be so scary after all.

Screenwriter John August, who has written multiple screenplays for director Tim Burton, will write CBS Films’ upcoming… 79 more words

Random Review!: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Title: More Scary Stories to tell in the Dark (Book #2)

Author: Alvin Schwartz  Drawing By: Stephen Gammell

Published: 1986

Format: Print/Paperback

Date Completed: 11/12/2014… 168 more words

Books

Here Are The Eight Most Terrifying Illustrations From 'Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark'

Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell owe us an apology for all our pants we ruined while reading Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and its sequels, … 269 more words

Web Culture

What makes something scary? (Warning: Image under the cut may be upsetting)

For my latest project, I have been asked to create illustrations for some ghost stories given to us.

The task is not to actually draw a ghost, but to imply the ghost’s presence, which I think will be a interesting challenge. 614 more words

Art

All Hallows Eve...eve...

The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.

- Paula Curan

Photography