September Literature Report
CALL FOR LITERATURE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS! WRITERS, EDITORS, PROOFREADERS, ILLUSTRATORS, GRAPHIC DESIGNERS, LAYOUT SPECIALISTS, AND 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 Literature. Current projects include the writing and production of the ComLine newsletter, which is currently being published quarterly; rolling out H&I Guidelines, Intergroup Guidelines, the “To The Beginner in All of Us” trifold, along with a constant stream of international translation efforts.
If you wish to do service from a space of love, please contact the Literature Committee by using the “Contact Us” link on the website.
Literature Offerings for Fellowship Review
To the Beginner in All of Us: This trifold will be available for review mid-July through mid-October.
Twelve Steps of Adult Children Steps Workbook literature update: Fellowship request that Steps Six through Twelve be expanded with additional questions and exercises.
Please submit suggestions for additional questions for Steps Six through Twelve of the Twelve Steps Workbook to [email protected].
Best Practices Offerings for Fellowship Review
The Downers Grove Noontime Meeting (IL 193) offers Ready, Set, GO!! as an orientation/introduction for those who wish to take the ACA Twelve Steps over a four-week period. The WSO is not responsible for any copyright infringement, if any, exercised by the offering group/authors.
The fellowship is invited to use this literature “as is”. The Literature Committee encourages comments to forward or enhance this project, consistent with the objective of sharing the message of ACA recovery.
Review Ready, Set, GO!! at https://www.acawso.org/images/literature/Comline/RSG/Ready_Set_GO_Best_Practices.pdf
The Special Issue ABC 2015 ComLine is available as a free download from the shopping cart. Production on the 4th Quarter 2015 ComLine is complete, and this issue will be available soon.
We are now accepting submissions for the 1st Quarter 2016 issue, which covers January, February, and March. All submissions for the 1st Quarter issue should be sent in by November 1.
Though primary focus for the 1st Quarter issue is on Steps 1, 2, 3 and Traditions 1, 2, 3, all shares, stories, poems reflecting experience, strength, and hope are welcome! Be sure to include a copyright release form with your story or artwork. A copyright release form can be downloaded from our website at http://www.adultchildren.org/comline. Thank you to all who have submitted their stories of experience, strength, and hope for this and future ComLine issues.
Sales for September were 100 a-books sold. All tolled, we have sold 597 a-BRBs.
Sales for September were 200 e-books sold. All tolled, we have sold 8,468 e-BRBs.
All trifolds and booklets offered for sale in the shopping cart are being translated into the following languages:
Danish, Spanish, and Finnish are being done first; with other languages to follow. Literature offered for free on our site is being translated into Latvian and Russian.
- Nearly 600 emails were traded both domestically and abroad. Emails continue to cover the real of literature offerings, suggestions for future publications, translations, and printing / reprinting of new and existing products, digital offerings, and the international distribution project.
- As existing stock of literature is exhausted, where applicable:
- Updates reflecting the 11th Tradition revision have been implemented in the next printings of the BRB and WB.
- Updates to include attribute to AA for use and adaptation of the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions have been implemented in the next printings of the BRB and WB, and are being incrementally implemented in the free literature offered on the web site.
- Updates to show the Laundry List, The Other Laundry List, and their flip sides will be implemented. Translators have been contacted regarding this work, and the English versions of the Laundry Lists are posted as free literature on the web site.
Sincerely yours in service,
Larry A., Literature Chair, ACA WSO Trustee
Ines, Z., ACA WSO Trustee, Spanish Translation and Group Liaison
Robin R., Staff
From a space of love, I give service in ACA so that every Adult Child seeking recovery may find a safe place.
Karen A., Proofreader
Cheryl H., Proofreader
Patti H., Proofreader
Phyllis R., ComLine
Bonnie K-M., ComLine
Mardi M., ComLine
Laura L., ComLine
Jennifer B., ComLine
Conrad G., ComLine
Marty M., ComLine
Shawn D., Copyrights Coordinator
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
Susanne B, Swedish Translation Contributor, Sweden
Ausra, Latvian Translation Contributor, Latvia