Competitiveness, ego, and learning to ask for help.
Looking back at a summer of solo travel.
A photographic time capsule from a summer of independence.
A comic that questions whether two people can really be “made for each other.”
Because dining alone is a hallmark of independence and badass-ness.
Ready for the next stage.
Do you think Drake meant to write an empowerment song?
Sometimes I’ve gotta face the world alone.
The premiere of her self-made music video, plus a chat about going solo.
I was caught between two people who couldn’t stand each other.
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!