♥ I love when my worlds collide: Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students (or anyone, really)
♥ The Art of the Villain Backstory (and why Dracula Untold fails). I love me some Dracula, but have been apprehensive about the movie. I feel like this sums up my pre-feelings.
♥ Build your creative confidence!
♥ Some people build amazingly intricate worlds on Minecraft (I can only be jealous!) and this Final Fantasy VII Minecraft recreation is a thing of glory
♥ A classic Halloween horror story from the OUP‘s new collection, just in time to freak you out for the holidays!
♥ What Books Do For the Human Soul: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature
♥ The 10 Best Literary TED Talks of the Year
♥ You learn by finishing things…A NovelTea member shared this the other day, as the wisdom of Neil Gaiman is always pertinent and wonderful, and I thought you might enjoy it as well, Gaiman fan or not!
♥ More wisdom from Neil Gaiman, who wants nothing to do with your “Fake Geek” nonsense
♥ Yinzer Goosebumps — a Pittsburgher’s worst nightmare(s)
♥ An all-important guide for grownups this Halloween: Which wine pairs well with my Halloween candy?
♥ 7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose
She’s such a dork and I love her and think we’d be best friends
What links are you loving this week?