To avoid: crashing and burning.
Figuring out how to be a person in the world.
The celebrated YA author on writing and appreciating where you are right now.
Puzzling over relationships and dreams.
College tours, vacations, and a dive into the “Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.”
It’s not as far away as it seems.
Queens of the kingdom.
You only need one to spark a story.
Snapshots of thoughts and emotions.
Dispatches from my sleepy subconscious mind.
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!