The Chicken Soup for the Soul people are looking for some at home dad fodder for their next book, Chicken Soup for the Father and Son. They want inspirational, true stories, 1000 words or less, that will make readers laugh, cry, jump for joy, find peace, or just say "wow." Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, tributes, letters, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. This pretty much eliminates an entry from the fabulous Jay Allen of Zero Boss, so if your style is closer to his, go this route..