Don’t worry if you can’t find the words right away—courage comes in many forms.
The last day in Syria, waiting for adulthood, and advocating for oneself in the meantime.
Some ways to say, “It’s not OK.”
No one is allowed to make you feel unsafe.
If you’re growing up in an abusive home, please don’t lose hope.
Master these and there’ll be no stopping you.
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!