I didn’t want to go to college. I wanted to be my own boss.
Skipping school and schooling ourselves.
Living with scoliosis, being grounded, and fending off hurtful questions about skin tone.
Tips for snagging a position at a magazine, but also every other place.
Reviews of computer-y things that sharpen up our brains.
Starting over again. And again.
Someone believes in you as much as you do.
Keeping our eyes open wide.
Being “thick-skinned” doesn’t mean bottling things up.
I thought it was my job to save the world.
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!