Chicken Soup for the Soul Needs Submissions for 6 Upcoming Books

Chicken Soup for the Soul is currently seeking submissions for 6 upcoming books.

I recommend keeping a close eye on their website, as the deadlines sometimes get moved sooner unexpectedly.

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. Impact of a Chicken Soup for the Soul story on me / September 30th, 2022
  2. The advice that changed my life / September 30th, 2022
  3. Funny Stories / October 15th, 2022
  4. The power of positive thinking / December 15th, 2022
  5. How stepping outside my comfort zone changed me / December 15th, 2022
  6. Angels / December 31st, 2022

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.


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