For the residents of Lakeshore, Ontario, the black fungus caking their homes was a problem, and they blamed the local distillery. For James Scott, the Sherlock Holmes of fungi, the identity of the unsightly mold was […]
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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?
A Day in the Life of Hannah Hoag
Four Editors Give Tips on Writing Headlines. You Won’t Believe What Happens Next.
A Day in the Life of Rose Eveleth
Maryn McKenna Describes Life as “Scary-Disease Girl”
Ask TON: Taking Notes Discreetly
Single Best: Dan Ferber
Brendan Koerner Storyboards a Hijacking Tale
Seeking to Awe: An “Oops!” Story
Single Best: Charles Choi
Ask TON: How Soon to Repitch an Editor?
Happy Birthday to Us! And … Introducing “Ask TON”
David Wolman Explores Italian Earthquake’s Legal Aftershocks
Ask TON: What Does a Science Writing Master’s Program Get You?
Diversity in Science Writing: A Survey
A Day in the Life of Jennifer Ouellette
A Day in the Life of Ann Finkbeiner
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.