“I don’t want to waste my breath.”
A guide to communicating your decisions and needs.
Unsure of the way to go.
My “adult” and “young” selves are in a tug of war.
A friend moves away, and a difficult choice between two great options.
It’s normal to freak out about the future.
Dealing with the silent treatment, justifying your decisions, and coming back from the words “I’m so disappointed in you.”
Which college? To pierce or not to pierce? These are (some of) the questions.
Reflexes, impulse piercings, and looking for validation online.
August's theme is WORK IN PROGRESS. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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!