TON visits Christie Aschwanden, award-winning writer and editor for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, O: the Oprah Magazine, Slate, and many other publications. A former professional skier, Christie lives in western Colorado.
SUBSCRIBE VIA EMAIL
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
- Meetings of Minds, or, How to Talk to a Scientist
- Taking Good Notes: Tricks and Tools
- How Rebecca Skloot Built The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
- Virginia Hughes Enters the Land of the Sleepyheads
- Tools: Planner Pad, the Funnel of Focus
- A Day in the Life of Amanda Gefter
- Phil McKenna Describes the Making of “Life in the Death Zone”
- A Day in the Life of Emma Marris
- Nailing the Nut Graf
- Ask TON: What Does a Science Writing Master’s Program Get You?
- Are You a Writer or an Editor? Part I: The Writers
- Show Me the Money: The Economics of Freelance Science Journalism
- Paying for It: Getting Grants and Fellowships
- How to Ace a 300-Word Story: An Interview with Roy Peter Clark
Serendipity Stories: A New TON Series
Making the Most of Lab Visits
Ask TON: How to Build Narrative in Explanatory Stories
What Is Science Journalism Worth? Part II
Tools: Sipping from the Internet Firehose
A Day in the Life of Emily Anthes
Tina Saey Couldn’t Sleep, and She Wanted to Know Why
Ask TON: From Idea to Story
Four Editors Give Tips on Writing Headlines. You Won’t Believe What Happens Next.
Erik Vance Scrutinizes a Battle over Dolphin Rights
A Day in the Life of Elizabeth Svoboda
Single Best: Charles Choi
A Day in the Life of Dan Vergano
Natural Habitat: Mary Caperton Morton
TON Collaborates with Knight Science Journalism at MIT
Ask TON: Taking Notes Discreetly