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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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.
Sales for September were 108 a-books sold. All tolled, we have sold 711 a-BRBs.
Sales for September were 213 e-books sold. All tolled, we have sold 8,681 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.
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
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
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