LITERATURE COMMITTEE REPORT FOR MARCH 2018
(FEBRUARY 2018 ACTIVITY)

 

CALL FOR LITERATURE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS! WE NEED:

  • TRANSLATORS
  • WRITERS
  • EDITORS
  • PROOFREADERS
  • ILLUSTRATORS
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
  • LAYOUT SPECIALISTS
  • PHOTOGRAPHERS
  • AND OTHER TALENTS!

We have several exciting projects in the works, and are grateful for the enthusiastic teams of volunteers who are helping shape the future of ACA.To volunteer, or to learn more, email litstaff@adultchildren.org.

WSO LITERATURE DEVELOPMENT POLICY

We have redrafted the WSO Literature Development Policy. The new policy outlines procedures for submitting a new or change literature proposal, the evaluation, development, and production processes, and provides criteria guidelines for members considering a proposal, as well as a timetable estimate. The literature development policy can be found at https://acawso.org/2018/03/13/wso-literature-development-policy/.

LITERATURE COMMITTEE QUARTERLY MEETING

Charlie H., Chair, Literature Committee, led our first quarterly 2018 call on January 6.

We have re-established the quarterly Literature Committee call schedule going forward for the first Saturday of each quarter at 11:30 a.m. eastern US.

The date for our second quarterly 2018 Literature Committee Meeting is

Saturday, April 7, 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, October 6

LITERATURE DEVELOPMENT SUBCOMMITTEE MEETINGS

Tamara P., Chair, Literature Development Subcommittee.

The Little Big Red Book (LBRB) project is in progress, with the next meeting scheduled for Saturday, March 3. This group is being led by Charlie H.

The Loving Parent Workbook (LPW) project meeting kickoff call was held Saturday, January 20. Our next call is scheduled for Saturday, March 17. This group is being led by Bonnie M.

Emotional Sobriety (Welcome to Other 12-Step Fellowships) trifold conference call meeting was held Thursday, February 8. This group is being led by Charlie H. Content has been finalized for presentation to ABC. A new cover design is being developed.

Please be aware that to participate in any 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 http://www.repository.adultchildren.org/images/literature/ACAWSO_NonDisclosure_.pdf.

Information on Literature Development Subcommittee projects and activities can be found at http://www.repository.adultchildren.org/literature-committee/literature-development-subcommittee.

TRANSLATIONS

Led by Majbrit M, translation subcommittees are contacting each other to develop a best practices model for a systematic approach to translating WSO literature.

COMLINE

The Second Quarter 2018 ComLine is in production. This quarter’s general focus is on Steps 3, 4, 5, and Traditions 3, 4, 5. We welcome all stories and shares of experience, strength, and hope.

You can find and download ComLine digital issues for free from http://www.adultchildren.org/uploads/all/2018_1Q_ComLine_.pdf.

INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION PROJECT

Addresses in the United Kingdom, German, Spain, France, and Italy can receive our books without having to pay international shipping costs from the US. To purchase through the WSO store front, visit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?merchant=A1UOP2JDGT6NQR&fallThrough=1

STRENGTHENING MY RECOVERY EBOOK

E-book sales for February were 79 books. Total sold is 1,200 e-books.

E-BRB

Sales for February were 250 books sold. Total sold is 14,397 e-books.

A-BRB

Sales for February were 144 a-books sold. Total sold is 3,459 audio books.

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