How to Suck at Writing

Alaykka Fowler
4 min readJun 14, 2021

All right, I’m coming out clean. I am a phony. I am no longer a good writer. In fact, you don’t have any idea how many times I hit backspace on my keyboard only to have come up with this rather lame intro.

I guess that alone gives me the right credibility to write this piece. Years and hundreds of thousands of words later, it has finally come to this. I’ve lost touch with my words, and I am not in sync with my pen anymore…

Alaykka Fowler

Born in the Philippines. Living in France. Writing for the heck of it.