In 2010, Slate national correspondent William Saletan wrote an eight-part series about experimental psychologist Elizabeth Loftus and her work on false memories. He began the series by inviting readers to take part in an interactive […]
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The TON Pitch Database
To tell a compelling story to readers, you first need to sell it to an editor. TON has compiled dozens of successful feature pitches to a wide range of publications.
If you have a successful pitch you’d like to submit for the TON pitch database (and if the resulting story has been published), please contact us.
- Pitching Errors: How Not to Pitch
- Dispatches from Fact-Checking
- How Rebecca Skloot Built The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
- Taking Good Notes: Tricks and Tools
- Tools: Planner Pad, the Funnel of Focus
- A Day in the Life of Maggie Koerth-Baker
- Call for Fellowship Applications
- Seth Mnookin Follows a Family Battling a Rare Genetic Disease
- Nailing the Nut Graf
- Ask TON: What Does a Science Writing Master's Program Get You?
Ask TON: Planning Reporting
Jon Mooallem on a Plan to Bring Hippopotamus Ranching to America
Natural Habitat: Mary Caperton Morton
David Wolman Explores Italian Earthquake’s Legal Aftershocks
A Day in the Life of Charles Seife
John McPhee on Characters, Structure, Titles, and Facing the ‘Low Dread’ of Writing
Tina Saey Couldn’t Sleep, and She Wanted to Know Why
Ask TON: Taking Notes Discreetly
A Day in the Life of Jo Marchant
A Day in the Life of Elizabeth Svoboda
Ask TON: What Does a Science Writing Master’s Program Get You?
Holly Tucker Animates a Centuries-Old Science Story
David Grimm Covers Nuclear Fallout, Horse Brains, Mummified Remains, and Wine—All in One Story
Sharpening Ideas: From Topic to Story
Ask TON: How to Fact-Check
George Johnson Chases Lightning
This project is supported in part by a grant from the National Association of Science Writers.
The TON/BWF Fellowship is supported by a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.