Literature Committee Report for January 2018

Literature Committee Report for January 2018
(December 2017 Activity)

CALL FOR LITERATURE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS! WE NEED:

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

We have a 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.

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 at 11:30 a.m. eastern US.

The date for our first quarterly 2017 Literature Committee Meeting is 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, October 6

Literature Development Subcommittee Meetings

Tamara P., Chair, Literature Development Subcommittee. Work has begun on the Little Big Red Book (LBRB) project. 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 January 6 at 1:00 pm eastern US. 

The Loving Parent Workbook project meeting kickoff call is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, January 20.  

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

ComLine

The First Quarter 2018 ComLine is available for download. This first quarter's general focus is on Steps 1, 2, 3, and Traditions 1, 2, 3. We welcome all stories and shares of experience, strength, and hope. This issue has workshop information, and our activities in Poland, Russia, and Spain! You can also start making plans for attending the 2018 ACA World Convention in Toronto.

You can find and download this exciting issue 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 e-book

E-book sales for December were 68 books. Total sold is 1,050 e-books. 

e-BRB

Sales for December were 226 books sold. Total sold is 13,910 e-books. 

a-BRB

Sales for December were 99 books sold. Total sold is 3,151 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