Chicken Soup for the Soul Needs Submissions for 9 Upcoming Books

Chicken Soup for the Soul recently made big changes to the deadlines for submitting to the books they are currently working on. They’ve also changed some of the book titles. Some of the deadlines were pushed back, while others are much sooner.

If you’re working on an essays for one of their upcoming books, please be sure to double check the deadlines below.

According to their website:

“If we publish your story or poem, you will be paid $200 ($100 for devotionals) one month after publication of the book and you will receive ten free copies of the book your story or poem appears in. You will also become part of the Chicken Soup for the Soul family, you will receive our exclusive contributors’ communiqué and you will be entitled to buy cases of books from us at a discount.”

The following books have deadlines that are approaching:

  1. More Messages from Heaven / July 15th, 2018
  2. Stories About Miracles / July 15th, 2018
  3. Stories About Angels / July 15th, 2018
  4. Grandparents / August 31st, 2018
  5. Mom Knows Best / September 30th, 2018
  6. Life Lessons from My Cat / October 31, 2018
  7. Life Lessons from My Dog / November 30, 2018
  8. Running for Good / December 15th, 2018
  9. The Golden Years or Your Second Wind / December 30, 2018

Writers should expect a response within 60 days of the book’s “on sale” date. If you haven’t heard back by that time, they have not selected your story for publication. They have a sort of strange company culture, which discourages negative communication – which is why they don’t send rejection letters.

To learn more, and to submit, visit this page.

PS: Chicken Soup for the Soul also runs the website, Aplus.com, which publishes feel good articles aimed at getting “viral” content. They don’t explicitly list their submission guidelines, but they can be contacted here.

 

We send you writing jobs.

Sign up and we'll send you 3 companies hiring writers now. Plus, we'll send more companies as we find and review them. All in our free email magazine.

We're the magazine for freelance writers.

We send you companies hiring writers.

Subscribe and we'll send you 3 companies hiring right now.

We'll also send you a guide that gets you started.

We're completely free.

Subscribe now. (It's free.)



>

About Us

We're dedicated to helping freelance writers succeed. We send you reviews of freelance writing companies, assignments, and articles to help build your writing career. You can view our privacy policy here, and our disclaimer. To get started, simply enter your email address in the form on this page.