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A Chicken Soup for the Soul story is an inspirational, true story about ordinary people doing extraordinary things. It is a story that opens the heart and rekindles the spirit. It is a simple, inter-denominational, living art piece that touches the soul of the readers and helps them discover basic principles they can use in their own lives. They are personal and often filled with emotion and drama. They are filled with vivid images created by using the five senses. In some stories, the readers feel that they are actually in the scene with the people. Chicken Soup for the Soul stories are written in the first person and have a beginning, middle and an ending that often closes with a punch, creating emotion rather than simply talking about it. Chicken Soup for the Soul stories have heart, but also something extra…an element that makes us all feel more hopeful, more connected, more thankful, more passionate and better about life in general. A story that causes tears, laughter, goosebumps or any combination of these. A good story covers the range of human emotions. The most powerful stories are about people extending themselves, or performing an act of love, service or courage for another person.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1993

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Nonfiction Open

Dates:
Rolling Deadlines: Check cutoff dates.
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream, Personal.
Topics:
Memoir (See guidelines), Other (May vary, See guidelines).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Humorous Stories30 Aug 2021*0
Crazy Family31 Aug 2021*0
Dogs31 Aug 2021*0
Grieving, Loss and Recovery31 Aug 2021*0
Kindness31 Aug 2021*0
Messages from Heaven31 Aug 2021*0
Miracles31 Aug 2021*0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 1,200 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No Unknown OKText format submissions
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Poetry Open

Dates:
Rolling Deadlines: Check cutoff dates.
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Narrative poetry, Prose poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (May vary, See guidelines).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Humorous Stories30 Aug 2021*1
Crazy Family31 Aug 2021*1
Dogs31 Aug 2021*3
Grieving, Loss and Recovery31 Aug 2021*2
Kindness31 Aug 2021*1
Messages from Heaven31 Aug 2021*0
Miracles31 Aug 2021*0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No Unknown OKText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2021
Last Checked: 25 Apr 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 12 Jan 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 22 Mar 2010

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