For nearly all her career, journalist and author Maryn McKenna has written about public health, from Midwest droughts to bird flu to Gulf War Syndrome. While covering the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]
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When journalist David Dobbs’ mother was dying, she shocked her children by asking that her ashes be spread in the waters off the coast of Hawaii, so that she could be with her former lover, […]
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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.
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- Pitching Errors: How Not to Pitch
- Meetings of Minds, or, How to Talk to a Scientist
- A Day in the Life of Amanda Gefter
- Phil McKenna Describes the Making of “Life in the Death Zone”
- How Rebecca Skloot Built The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
- Taking Good Notes: Tricks and Tools
- Tools: Planner Pad, the Funnel of Focus
- Paying for It: Getting Grants and Fellowships
- Nailing the Nut Graf
- Ask TON: Using PIOs to Hunt Stories
- Ask TON: What Does a Science Writing Master’s Program Get You?
- A Day in the Life of Emma Marris
- Are You a Writer or an Editor? Part I: The Writers
- How to Ace a 300-Word Story: An Interview with Roy Peter Clark
- Show Me the Money: The Economics of Freelance Science Journalism
Single Best: Cristine Russell
Happy Birthday to Us! And … Introducing “Ask TON”
Ask TON: Embedded with Scientists
Jon Mooallem on a Plan to Bring Hippopotamus Ranching to America
The Art of the Essay
Ask TON: Anonymous Sources
Steve Silberman Finds the Placebo Effect Is … Pretty Sweet
A Day in the Life of Emily Anthes
#$%^* This: What Else Are My Skills Good For?
Tackling the Physical Sciences
Natural Habitat: Robin Marantz Henig
Brendan Borrell Jets to Bolivia for a Hot Story on Chili Peppers
A Day in the Life of Carl Zimmer
Video: David Quammen Interview
Brian Vastag Profiles a Dinosaur Tracker
A Day in the Life of Dan Vergano