HeroicStories Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I missed an issue, can you resend it?
Where can I find a copy of issue number ___?
We don't keep a full archive of all our issues online, however
here are some options that may help you:
- The six most recent issues are available
- There are both sample issues and special issues on our site which you can find
via the full site map.
- We've published two books of stories, which you can learn more about
I stopped getting HeroicStories, but I didn't unsubscribe...what happened?
Particularly due to recent virus activity, there are several potential
causes. We've set up a separate page, Unsubscribes & Viruses, that
discusses this in more depth.
Remember, you can always read the six most-recent issues via the
rolling archive here.
How do you know the stories are true?
Good question. Such a good question, in fact, that we've devoted a page
to the answer: click here.
What's this "Co-conspirator" thing? Can I be one?
The concept emerged from an email conversation between people in
Oklahoma, England, and Washington state.
The idea was to create a phrase which describes what we're trying
to do here at HeroicStories...and what so many people of good will
are doing around the world, in thousands of ways.
So many people are working at so many good projects -- they just
get reported less by the media than the bad news.... So we miss
grasping the understanding that the dominant, the
greatest, most plentiful actions around us, are people
working to improve life for all.
The role of HS is to report on those efforts, especially the
efforts of individuals. (You can read more in
So we are all.... "Co-conspirators to make the world a better place."
And yes, you can be one too. In fact, you
probably already are.
May I add "Co-conspirators to make the world a better place" as a
signature to my email?
Please do! Please include the HeroicStories website URL (http://www.HeroicStories.org) as well.
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How can I help promote HeroicStories?
May I link to the HeroicStories website?
You most certainly may link to us! In fact, we've put together a few
banners and buttons and some example HTML to make it easy
We've also collected several great ideas from our readers on how
they've been "spreading the word" about HeroicStories
May I have your permission to reprint a HeroicStories story?
If you represent a newspaper or magazine, you may get HeroicStories for your publication, by following our rules. All the information is here.
If you have a different use in mind, just drop the publisher a line describing what you'd like to do. The publisher's contact information is on our contact page.
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