Chicken Soup for the Soul Needs Submissions for 8 Upcoming Books

Chicken Soup for the Soul once again made big to the deadlines for submitting to the books they are currently working on.

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.  Laughter Is the Best Medicine / September 30th, 2019
  2. Listen to Your Dreams/ February 28, 2020
  3. Stories About Christmas / January 30, 2020
  4. Stories about Self-care and Me Time / December 31, 2019
  5. The Golden Years  or Second Wind / September 30, 2019
  6. The Magic of Cats / January 15th, 2019
  7. The Magic of Dogs / January 15th, 2019
  8. You Go, Girl / December 15, 2019

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.