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
- 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: Finding International Stories
Ask TON: Why Blog?
Writing Revealing Stories Based on Unreliable Sources
A Day in the Life of Charles Seife
Track Changes: From Writer to Editor
Are You a Writer or an Editor? Part I: The Writers
Seeking to Awe: An “Oops!” Story
Adam Rogers Shadows a Fungus Detective
Single Best: Maryn McKenna
Natural Habitat: Jessa Gamble
Ask TON: From Idea to Story
Florence Williams Takes the Measure of Modern Breasts
Brendan Koerner Storyboards a Hijacking Tale
Diversity in Science Writing: A Survey
A Day in the Life of Jennifer Ouellette
Tackling the Physical Sciences
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.