OCTOBER 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. Ongoing 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: The review period for this trifold is now closed.

Twelve Steps of Adult Children Steps Workbook literature update: Fellowship request that Steps Six through Twelve be expanded with additional questions and exercises. The Fellowship is enthusiastically submitting materials for Steps Six through Twelve. The period for Workbook Steps submissions is still open. Please submit suggestions for additional questions for Steps Six through Twelve of the Twelve Steps Workbook to litstaff@adultchildren.org.

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 “as is”. The Literature Committee encourages comments to forward or enhance this project, consistent with the objective of bringing the message of ACA recovery. Review Ready, Set, GO!! at https://www.acawso.org/images/literature/Comline/RSG/Ready_Set_GO_Best_Practices.pdf

ComLine

We have updated the website LITERATURE tab to drop down with a link to the ComLine (http://www.adultchildren.org/comline). The Special Issue ABC 2015 ComLine is available as a free download on the ComLine page. The 4th Quarter 2015 ComLine is also available on the ComLine page.

We are now accepting submissions for the 1st Quarter 2016 issue; this 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.

Laundry Lists Workbook

The Laundry Lists Workbook: Integrating Our Laundry List Traits is published and available for sale in the shopping cart for only $12. The initial printing is close to being sold out, and more books are being printed to fulfill demand.

Audio BRB

Sales for September were 108 a-books sold. All tolled, we have sold 711 a-BRBs.

e-BRB

Sales for September were 213 e-books sold.  All tolled, we have sold 8,681 e-BRBs.

Translations

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.

Miscellaneous

BRB ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL ISSUE

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

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
Jeff P., Consultant

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

Susanne B, Swedish Translation Contributor, Sweden

Ausra, Latvian Translation Contributor, Latvia

On-Going Translation Groups

 

Danish

Russian

German

Dutch

Norwegian

Swedish

Italian

Japanese

Portuguese

Polish

French

Lithuanian

Hungarian

Bulgarian

Greek

Spanish

Italian

Latvian