My scars are with me for life—and that’s totally OK.
Hope amid the ruins of teenagerdom.
Life can be a real jerk sometimes.
I can’t go on. I’ll go on.
Holding fast to dreams.
Nothing lasts forever.
High tides, low ebbs.
Advice about tattoos, switching schools, and depression.
Power failures, epiphanies, and transcendence.
Hello! October’s theme is GLORY.
Here's what kinds of submissions we're looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is a website for teenage girls. With monthly-themed content, we update three times every weekday, and once a day on weekends. Click here to find out where to send stuff you'd like us to see. Learn about the people who write this thing here.