Speakeasy is published by South Bay Central Office of Alcoholics Anonymous. Opinions and experiences expressed here are those of the writers and contributors, not of Alcoholic Anonymous. We hope you enjoy our Winter 2021 edition.
Highlights From The WINTER 2021 Issue:
- An Attitude of Gratitude
- Gratitude is the #1 Defender
- In Gratitude for My Sponsor
- ASBCO Bulletin Board
Who writes for the Speakeasy? You do. Stories and content contributions are always welcome. All A.A. members can write in, particularly those who are connected to meetings in the South Bay.
When is the Speakeasy deadline? The Speakeasy is published quarterly for the South Bay.
The deadline is usually the 15th of the month prior to publication for the 4 Seasons: Winter (Nov 15), Spring (Feb 15), Summer (May 15), and Fall (Aug 15).
What should I write about? Anything related to your experience with getting sober or staying sober, while respecting the anonymity of other members. Group announcements are also welcome. Write about step-work, struggles, triumphs, lessons learned and transformations. Discretion is advised.
How long and what format? A good length is about 500 words, but can be anywhere from 2 paragraphs to 2-3 pages.
Longer contributions may be edited to suit newsletter format. Use plain text or Word documents ideally via e-mail. Send .jpeg files for graphics.