Pitch Database

To tell a compelling story to readers, you first need to sell your idea to an editor. The TON Pitch Database contains dozens of successful news and feature pitches to a wide range of publications. Each pitch is accompanied by a link to the resulting published story.

View Pitches

You can see all 194 pitches in the database, or filter them by type of story (news vs. features), publication, writer, and/or year published.

View the Database

Share a Pitch

If you have a successful pitch to share, please send it, along with a link to the story, to editors@theopennotebook.com. We’ll take care of the rest!

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