Because dining alone is a hallmark of independence and badass-ness.
If something on your plate is wrong: Say something!
Be a hero to a person who is feeling the absolute worst.
Assemble an awesome li’l drawer full of fun li’l presents.
Gather your stuff and go, go, go!
When and how to step in with support.
A not-creepy tip for overcoming shyness, borrowed from the pickup artists’ handbook.
You won’t even look like you were just asleep.
A fail-safe strategy for avoiding embarrassment.
How to find a “chest contraption” that works for you—if that’s something you want.
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!