Literature Committee Report for December 2017
(November 2017 Activity)
CALL FOR LITERATURE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS! TRANSLATORS, WRITERS, EDITORS, PROOFREADERS, ILLUSTRATORS, GRAPHIC DESIGNERS, LAYOUT SPECIALISTS, AND PHOTOGRAPHERS WANTED!
We have a lot of exciting projects in the works, and are grateful for the enthusiastic teams of volunteers who are helping shape the future of ACA.
Literature Committee Quarterly Meeting
Charlie H., Chair, Literature Committee, led this quarterly call.
We have re-established the quarterly Literature Committee call schedule going forward for the first Saturday of each quarter (Time TBD). Our next quarterly Literature Committee Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 6 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern United States Time.
Conference dial-in number: +1 (712) 775-7085
Participant access code: 690690#
2018 Literature Committee Quarterly Meeting Dates:
- Saturday, January 6
- Saturday, April 7
- Saturday, July 7
- Saturday, November 3
Literature Development Subcommittee Meetings
Tamara P., Chair, Literature Development Subcommittee. Work has begun on one new WSO literature project, and a second is about to begin.
On Dec. 2, a team of writers and editors held their second meeting concerning the Little Big Red Book, a proposed introductory text on the most essential elements of ACA recovery and practice. There are approximately 13 members in this subcommittee. The team is meeting monthly, and its next call is scheduled for Jan. 6, 1 pm eastern US.
Please be aware that to participate in the Literature Development Subcommittee project, we must have received your completed, signed Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) prior to the project launch. A nondisclosure agreement can be downloaded from https://www.acawso.org/images/literature/ACAWSO_NonDisclosure_.pdf.
Information on Literature Development Subcommittee projects and activities can be found at https://www.acawso.org/literature-committee/literature-development-subcommittee.
We are now completing layout of the first Quarter 2018 ComLine, which is scheduled for posting on Jan. 1. This issue’s focus is on Steps 1, 2, 3, and Traditions 1, 2, 3. We welcome all stories and shares of experience, strength, and hope. The most recently published issue is filled with inspirational shares, on joyful meditation, releasing dysfunctional behaviors, and finding healing after loss.
You can download it for free from https://acawso.org/images/literature/Comline/2017_4QComLine_FINAL.pdf.
International Distribution Project
Strengthening My Recovery e-book
E-book sales for November were 7 books. Total sold is 982 e-books.
Sales for October were 295 books sold. Total sold is 13,684 e-books.
Sales for November were 139 books sold. Total sold is 3,052 audio books.
Our next quarterly LIterature Committee Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 5 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time.
Sincerely yours in service,
Charlie H., Chair, Literature Committee
Majbrit M., Chair, Translation Subcommittee
Jeffrey F., Chair, International Literature Subcommittee
Tamara P., Chair, Literature Development Subcommittee
David McB., Chair, Business Operations Subcommittee
Robin R., Staff