How to Successfully Pitch Your Idea to an Editor

Speaking of pitching your ideas, as we were in an article earlier this week, here’s a whole ‘nuther POV of the subject.

Oh those crazy, zany visual puns, they’re just everywhere, yeah? Photo by Suzanne Tucker

by Meghan Moravcik

Over the course of my career, from my newspaper reporting days to my freelance writing days, I have pitched a lot of stories.

In my role as writer and editor of Lifehacker’s Offspring vertical, I still pitch ideas to my own bosses basically every day. But I also field a lot of pitches from freelance writers—even more so since I put out a call last week seeking new voices. read article