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.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!