Esme Blegvad is a writer and illustrator from London who lives in Brooklyn. Stalk her on Tumblr and Instagram.
A game that you can only win by daring yourself.
Or just trace all over the place.
Made with L-O-V-E.
Fill-in-the-blank stories that are a mad-fun break/escape.
It’s like having a cartoon on you at all times.
A comic about my self-harm.
Get organized with this spooky cutie.
They helped me become myself.
Fill in, scribble on, space out.
Steps I take to get out of my head and experience the world.
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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!