Giving a real apology.
Unsent texts, unlearned lessons, and final exams.
Tips for listening to your artistic voice.
I tried to bypass sloppy firsts and skip straight to emotional maturity.
Embracing my mistakes.
Limited resources needn’t stop you making art.
Start by saying these magic words: “It’s no big deal.”
May’s theme is GRADUATION. 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!