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Sep 20, 2020 Literature Committee agenda and notes

Collaboration on literature for the fellowship, such as a Basic Text, a book of Daily Reflections, and pamphlets that address special topics
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Scott
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Sep 20, 2020 Literature Committee agenda and notes

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Agenda:
1: Prayer for serenity
2a: Business forum access. Does anyone need it?
2b: Volunteer for note taker of topics and decisions?

3a: Basic text workgroup report
3b: Meeting handbook report

4: Middle two steps of literature processhttp://forum.cgaa.info/topic2139.html
4A. Fellowship: Write and revise
4B. Lit Com: Collect writings and give feedback

5A: Review input on Things to Do Besides Gaming
https://cgaa.info/things-to-do-instead-of-gaming/
5B: Revise the piece or delegate revision to a subcommittee

6: Editor or Editor Team, recommendations to GSC, selectionhttp://forum.cgaa.info/topic2137.html
7: Sample meeting formats for Meeting Handbook
8: Newcomer welcome letter for website
9: Meeting Starter Kit,http://forum.cgaa.info/topic1461.html

Minutes from last meeting athttp://forum.cgaa.info/post8793.html
Skald
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Sep 20, 2020 Literature Committee agenda and notes

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September 20, 2020 Meeting


Attending : Scott, Xander H, Major, Jeff F., ( Gina, Wouter, observing )

Notetaker : Major

Agenda:

Agenda: 1: Prayer for serenity
2a: Business forum access. Does anyone need it?
2b: Volunteer for note taker of topics and decisions ? - Major volunteers.

3a: Basic text workgroup report

Some new contributions have been made.

Brief Discussion : How to work / help others address their insecurities in contributing writings ?
* Committee members reply : Our works will go through much review & possible revisions, our contributions will be anonymous. We as a group will seek to avoid making hurtful, and/or aggressive comments and criticisms when providing feedback. Suggestion to focus on being sincere and focusing on sharing what we hope will be helpful to our peers in recovery.

3b: Meeting handbook report.

4: Middle two steps of literature process http://forum.cgaa.info/topic2139.html

Literature Committee approves these two sections.

Submissions from the Fellowship

Collecting Writings and give Feedback

** Add note about this being a Living Document open to revision in future **
* Discussion among Literature Committee members, that we hope to lay down our internal guidelines, and be open to making revisions to these guidelines in the future, we also don't want to - or expect to revise or guidelines very often. *** We want to get out of the "Process bog and back to writing !!!'


4A. Fellowship: Write and revise

4B. Lit Com: Collect writings and give feedback

5A: Review input on Things to Do Besides Gaming https://cgaa.info/things-to-do-instead-of-gaming/
* ( Group works on the content of this section, incorporates suggested changes to google doc, discusses and agrees on word and phrase revisions...)
* We addressed shifting the order of some paragraphs, to address stress, activities, purpose in that order.

* Video chats.... a post-pandemic way of socializing.


5B: Revise the essay or delegate revision to a subcommittee ?
* Group expresses confidence in document today after our group efforts and in Scott's word smithing for submission of document to GSC.

Items not addressed today : Return to Address in October.

* Literature Committee Process Guidelines - continue * ( Members please read in advance for discussion at October's Meeting. )

6: Editor or Editor Team, recommendations to GSC, selection http://forum.cgaa.info/topic2137.html

7: Sample meeting formats for Meeting Handbook

8: Newcomer welcome letter for website 9: Meeting Starter Kit, http://forum.cgaa.info/topic1461.html


*** Notetaker's comment : I endeavored to capture the decisions and summarize the discussion sincerely.
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