I can't think of any way to word this so that it doesn't sound cliche or fruity, so I'm just gonna go ahead and say it: I'm in love with a girl. What makes it even more special is that she's my first crush ... More →
Here at the secret underground lair of Auntie SparkNotes, we always love to get followup notes from letter-writers past with exciting, fun-filled, heart-warming updates—and since the beginning of this column, we've heard back with good news about the outcomes of everything from bad breakups and ... More →
I have secrets. Everyone does. Problem is, my best friend since preschool has been bugging me non stop to tell me one of them. She asks me about my religion. "Do you believe in God or not?" "Why don't you ever talk about religion???" ... More →
This year, I'm going to a big public school. Last year, I was home schooled. Before that, I went to a small private school, so I'm not used to being in a school with a lot of kids. This will be my senior year, ... More →
So my question is more lighthearted and probably not as pressing or important as other emails you get, but I want to ask you all the same. I've been wondering, do most girls wax/pluck/thread their eyebrows, and is it important to do? ... More →
Hi Kat, This summer, I've been taking a writing workshop class while on summer break from college. It's a lot of fun and the people are great, but there's a girl in the class who's ...let's just say needy and desperate. She's a well-meaning, sweet ... More →
Dear Auntie, I need some serious help here, on a decision that will possibly decide the rest of my life-- college. Right now, I've been accepted by two colleges, both good. However, both also have major flaws. ... More →
I've never written to you before, but I figured I'd give it a shot. So I got my first job this summer. It's not the best, but for the most part I can deal with it. There's just one unbelievably annoying problem: there's this ... More →
I'm about to be a junior in high school, which means its time to start college shopping. I'm super psyched about this, and the parental units and I are in the process of planning college visits. This is where I sprint headlong into ... More →
Today, I woke up feeling like a sherbet ice cream cone.
Note that I don't say I woke up feeling like eating a sherbet ice cream cone. In fact, I hate sherbet ice cream. Sherbet is all presentation and no payoff, it is one of the ... More →
Kat Rosenfield is a writer, illustrator, advice columnist, YA author, and enthusiastic licker of that plastic liner that comes inside a box of Cheez-Its. She loves zombies and cats. She hates zombie cats. Follow her on Twitter or Tumblr @katrosenfield.