Chicken Soup for the Special Needs Community
Sep 22, 2006
Do you have heart-warming, insightful and powerfully moving stories about what life has taught you and how to live life to its fullest? The authors of the New York Times Best-selling book series "Chicken Soup for the Soul" are currently seeking stories to be included in a new book tentatively titled "Chicken Soup for the Special Needs Community: 101 Heartwarming, Helpful, Healing Stories that Offer Inspiration and Promise Surrounding the Lives of Special Needs Individuals. Through these stories, the readers will learn how others facing similar challenges can learn to overcome the many obstacles they have. They do this by connecting with emotions in the real life experience by learning they can choose peace and happiness in each situation regardless of how challenging it appears from the outside. A Chicken Soup story is an inspirational, true story that opens the heart and re-kindles the spirit. It is the personal account of an event, an obstacle overcome, a lesson learned or a dream fulfilled that helps the reader discover basic principles they can use in their own lives.
Some of the topics to be included are:
- On Attitude
- Family Dynamics
- Early Learning
- The Teen Years
- On Friendships and Relationships
- Celebrating Differences
- Humor is Healing
- Empowering Everyone
The editors are looking for "teaching tales" that inspire the reader to draw their own conclusions and insights from the story itself. If you have a story you would like to submit, please visit http://www.chickensoupstories.com. The deadline is November 2006.