How to proceed when you have butterflies for more than one person.
In a phase of constant growth is a good place to be.
I wanted to be someone’s first choice.
Crushes, Cardi B, and karaoke.
Disappearing into the darkness.
When the person you’re with has a “big personality,” where does that leave you?
“I’m always too much.”
A fail-safe strategy for avoiding embarrassment.
What does the future look like?
Some truths can’t be told.
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!