“Perfection is unattainable.”
Everything is so much clearer than before.
Friendship-preserving hints, excuses, and the nuclear option.
Exam pressure, relationship pressure, so much pressure.
Plus advice on eating disorders and best friend anxiety—you know, the fun stuff!
BFF breakups are hard, but you’ll find a way to keep on jamming.
I hated being “Ashley’s friend” instead of who I am on my own.
Advice about friendship breakups, dancing at clubs, and time management.
Getting rid of toxic friends.
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 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!