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13.08.2015 - 17:07

In the beginning of this week I published the changes I've been working on for a little while. Made In Helmikuu is now retired and instead this site is named after me as Mervi Emilia. The new url, which I wish you to update to your lists and links, is merviemilia.com. Don't worry, the old address also redirects here. As part of the rebranding I created a new logo and updated the whole look of the site. This...

07.07.2015 - 17:44

Since being a kid, and beginning to write diaries and my own little stories, I've had this same problem. I start to obsess over "what will others think about this" and then I get stuck with the writing. Yes, even with my diaries I have always used to worry about someone someday reading what I wrote and judge me for it. I have trust issues, obviously, but also I have performance anxiety. I get afraid that my writing...

29.06.2015 - 02:43

Whether you are a new blogger or an older one, you have stumbled upon lots of well meaning blogging tips. The advice, or rather rules, are given to you so that you can improve your blog, get more audience, shares and comments, and optimise your posts for search engines. Every blogger has given this advice, myself included. According to the advice you should always include a call to action to your blog posts, ask...

25.06.2015 - 00:14

Perhaps you have been wondering how come I haven't blogged in a while. Well, quite frankly, I haven't felt like it. I've been having one of those "why am I doing this, is there any point in it" kind of times. I keep overthinking this whole thing. And while I know overthinking is a great way to kill a blogging spree, I still keep doing it. I got in a bit of a slump after I had my first patch of Blogger highlights...

01.06.2015 - 17:54

Where did that May go? It kind of vanished, didn't it? I ran a lot, so maybe I managed to outrun the whole month. It's supposed to be summer now, but the weather is rather cold. Blogger highlight went for a break as I'm looking for new participants for the series. To those who haven't been paying attention, Blogger highlight is a series which interviews and introduces different kinds of bloggers all around the...