If no one notices me, do I even exist?
You don’t need directions to go somewhere great.
Stop making plans, start taking action.
A look back at all my best “bad” decisions.
Advanced-level techniques for being a person.
How to deal with life’s more uncomfortable social interactions.
Don’t beat yourself up—try one of these tricks instead.
The election that mattered too much.
A healthy way to drown your sorrows.
July’s theme is ORIGIN STORY. 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!