Lilly Bralts-Kelly is a 15-year-old writer from the Midwest. In her free time she nutmegs people on the soccer field and reads books about physics for fun.
Growing up almost by accident.
Reflections on the U.S. presidential election.
Looking for brighter spots.
You remember what you love.
Pride can be inhibiting, and freeing.
The world goes in and out of focus.
Gooey emotions bubble up, and future plans become clearer.
The first month of college: an overview.
Competitiveness, ego, and learning to ask for help.
December's theme is TIME TRAVEL. Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!