Gooey emotions bubble up, and future plans become clearer.
Rising above embarrassment, and a racist incident on campus.
Gossip, tampon applicators, and a class trip.
The first month of college: an overview.
Then, there was Harry Styles.
Surgery, and the death of a beloved pet.
To avoid: crashing and burning.
Aware of the need for self-awareness.
Competitiveness, ego, and learning to ask for help.
Trust is powerful.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. 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!