Opting out of the school-stress Olympics.
I thought I needed everyone to like me.
An argument in favor of dressing up each day.
Why do people expect me to dress the same way every day, without fail?
I flaunt ’em.
If you’re caught in one, here’s how to get out of it.
I don’t know why I haven’t gotten my own show on the OWN network yet.
Being photographed at parties was fun. Until it wasn’t.
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!