Learn About Grapevine's Audio Project

Record Your Story
Beginning in mid-January 2013, Grapevine started collecting up to 7-minute stories from the Fellowship in the form of audio recordings.

The recorded stories will go through Grapevine's editorial process just like the stories published in the magazine and online. If your story is accepted, Grapevine will publish it online and/or transcribe it for the magazine or website.

For those interested in participating, we offer some information below to help guide you in this process.

Don't worry though, GV's existing products are still available. Below, you will also find links to the monthly recorded Audio Grapevine and a featured audio book.

Note: Grapevine will not be collecting recordings from speakers at AA meetings.

How to Share Your Story With Us

There are a few different and easy ways you can record your story:

 

 

Beginning mid-January 2013:

  • Call our audio project voicemail system. Read instructions here.
  • Or use your own digital recorder, smartphone or other mobile device. WAV and MP3 files will be accepted.

 

Recording Tips and Suggested Topics
We've put together some tips to help you think about topics, length of your recording (under 7 minutes), and some general guidelines. Read more.

Listen to Stories by Members

Want to share your experience, strength and hope with the Fellowship as a recorded audio story but are unsure of what to do?

Try listening to these two sample stories:

Johnny C. from Southaven, Miss.

Philip C. from Nashville, Tenn.

In the future, these member stories will be available for purchase as a single story or as audio anthologies.

This Month's Recorded Grapevine

The recorded December issue is now available for download.

This month's magazine includes a special section devoted to stories about celebrating the holidays sober.

Visit the downloads page to listen.

Featured Audio Book

The Best of Bill

This new audiobook contains five of Bill W.'s most powerful Grapevine articles sharing his thoughts on faith, fear, honesty, humility, and love.

The essays contained in this audiobook discuss the spiritual principles that have helped millions of people recover from alcoholism and enriched the lives of countless others around the world.

Order from the AA Grapevine Store.

 

 

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