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Nov. 1, 2018

Share with us! Themes of November

Get a raffle ticket and a chance to get your trip to the Cocaine Anonymous 35th World Convention “Stockholm Syndrome” (value US$1480)!


CAWS 2019 invites YOU to share your experience, hope and strength with us! During the upcoming year we will have three themes a month to inspire you to write about. Selected submissions will be posted monthly in the blog on the website. We love to see submissions from both newcomers and oldies. Keep in mind that sharing your experiences is a beautiful way to do service work!


All accepted* submissions will receive a digital raffle ticket with the chance for the CAWS 2019 ULTIMATE registration package, hotel and flight to Stockholm (value US$1480)!


Themes of November

• Step 5

• Tradition 5

• Fellowship

(Deadline last day of the month)


How to submit

1. Pick one of the specified themes.

2. Write down your share in English or Swedish, approx. 250–600 words (1500–3500 characters) is preferred.

3. Send your text to



Your text must be written in either English (preferred) or Swedish (submissions in Swedish will be translated into English if published). Don’t worry about grammar, spelling or punctuation as we will ’polish’ the text if needed. Feel free to write about other recovery-related themes than the specified if you want to.


State in your submission if you want your first name published along with the text or not (otherwise the text will be signed “CA member” if published). We don’t publish full names due to anonymity. Remember that blog posts can be shared from the website on social media by anyone (not just in secret Facebook Groups). Other than cited quotes, each submission must be the author’s original writing. Submissions must be a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 1000 words. Only send one article/submission. You can submit as many times as you want.


By submitting your article to you agree to let CAWS 2019 publish your article at