On gossip, pushy friends, and trying to get fit without hating your body.
Advice about picking colleges, being “interesting,” and making conversation.
Advice about vibrators, coming out to strangers, and sports injuries.
Advice about friendship breakups, dancing at clubs, and time management.
What to do with a burning crush, an itch for independence, or a friend with a worrisome Tumblr.
Advice on hooking up, internet friends, and masturbation.
Advice about confidence, college and abortions.
Advice about tattoos, switching schools, and depression.
Advice about class privilege, finding a drummer for your band, and being friends with boys.
Advice about crushes, being called “sweetheart,” and ultra-negative friends.
July’s theme is SOULMATES.
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!