LITERATURE REPORT
May 2015

CALL FOR LITERATURE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS! WRITERS, EDITORS, ILLUSTRATORS, GRAPHIC DESIGNERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS WANTED!
We have a lot of exciting projects in the works – and are looking for volunteers to help us shape the future of ACA. If you wish to do service from a space of love, please contact the Literature Committee at [email protected]

New Literature Offerings for Fellowship Review

  • Hospitals and Institutions Guidelines: This booklet will available for review from mid-May through mid-August.
  • Intergroup Guidelines: This booklet will be available for review June through August.
  • To the Beginner in All of us: This trifold will be available for review July through September.

To review these materials as they become available, visit our website http://www.adultchildren.org. You will find the Fellowship Alerts link in the lower right corner of the page.

Literature Update: Twelve Steps of Adult Children Steps Workbook

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Fellowship request that Steps 5-12 be expanded with additional questions and exercises. This publication is open for revisions. Please submit suggestions for additions to the workbook to [email protected]

New Working Title for the 4×4: The Laundry List Workbook – Integrating Our Laundry List Traits
We received tremendous response to this text. The Laundry List Workbook – Integrating Our Laundry List Traits seeks to expand the Fellowship Text’s brief description of the “Other” or Opposite Laundry List. The Other Laundry List outlines characteristics of how adult children may be acting out the effects of the original Laundry List traits. Wherever possible we incorporated the valuable insights, commentary and suggestions. Initial layout is completed.

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We are looking for cover art for this book. The book’s size is approximately 22×30 cm, so a high-resolution digital image (approximately 300ppi) is needed. Please send photos or drawings to [email protected] Deadline for art submissions is June 15. Be sure to include a copyright release form. A copyright release form can be downloaded from our website at http://www.adultchildren.org/comline.

We anticipate offering The Laundry List Workbook for sale in August.  

ComLine
The revived ComLine was complete and available for digital download on April 1. We are reviewing print production costs scenarios.

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The next issue will be for the 3rd Quarter: July, August, September
We are asking that all submissions be sent in by June 1.
Though primary focus for this issue is on Steps 7, 8, 9 and Traditions 7, 8, 9. All shares, stories, poems reflecting experience, strength, and hope are welcome!  Be sure to include a copyright release form. A copyright release form can be downloaded from our website at http://www.adultchildren.org/comline.

Audio BRB
Sales for March were 73 a-books sold. All tolled, we have sold 190 a-BRBs.

e-BRB
Sales for March were 227 e-books sold.  All tolled, we have sold 7,387 e-BRBs.

Multilingual Translations

A group of adult children in Norway have begun translating the Twelve-Step workbook.

Adult children in Greece have been translating free literature. We received seven translations in Greek:

  • The Problem
  • The Laundry List
  • Meeting Planning
  • The Solution
  • The Twelve Steps
  • The Twelve Traditions
  • The ACA Promises

Basic Five and Six Essential Tasks
The Basic Five and Six Essential Tasks approved at the 2014 ABC is ready for pre-production. We are seeking volunteers to write on this subject.

Sincerely yours in service,

Larry A., Literature Chair, ACA WSO Trustee

Ines, Z., ACA WSO Trustee, Spanish Translation and Group Liaison

Robin R., Staff

Committee Members

John M., Intergroup Set Up Guidelines Trusted Servant

Karen A., Proofreader

Cheryl H., Proofreader

Phyllis R., ComLine

Bonnie K-M., ComLine

Mardi M., ComLine

Laura L., ComLine

Jennifer B., ComLine

Conrad G., ComLine

Marty M., ComLine

Bob B., Copyrights Coordinator

Translation Volunteers

Anna J., Polish Translation Contributor/Polish Fellowship, UK

Christine D, French Translation Contributor, Canada

Henry G., Finnish Translation Contributor, Finland

Anna, Finnish Translation Contributor, Finland

Hiroko I., Japanese Translation Contributor, Japan

Ines Z., Spanish Translation Contributor, USA

Keiko D., Japanese Translation Contributor, Japan

Nastya, Russian Translation Coordinator, Russia

Stefan B., German Translation Contributor, Germany

Xanthi T., Greek Translation Contributor, Greece

Markus, Swedish Translation Contributor, Sweden

On-Going Translation Groups

FinnishDanishRussianGermanDutchNorwegian
SwedishItalianJapanesePortuguesePolishFrench
LithuanianHungarianBulgarianGreekSpanish 

From a space of love, I give service in ACA so that every Adult Child seeking recovery may find a safe place.