In April 2009, in honor of the theme of hope at readergirlz, Hope, I published a series of posts in which I asked various people:
What's your definition of "hope?"
What makes you hopeful?
I have posted their answers at both my blog, Bildungsroman, and the readergirlz blog.
April 7th, 2009: Daphne Grab
April 9th, 2009: Melissa Walker
April 12th, 2009: Lorie Ann Grover
April 15th, 2009: Elizabeth Scott
April 21st, 2009: Holly Cupala
April 23rd, 2009: Courtney Sheinmel
April 24th, 2009: Hope is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson
April 27th, 2009: Emily Wing Smith
April 28th, 2009: Shelf Elf
April 30th, 2009: Poem in Your Pocket Day (and hope every single day!)
May 19th, 2009: Carolyn Hennesy
I continue to collect hopeful words and advice:
May 21st, 2010: Melina Marchetta
May 26th, 2010: Cecil Castellucci
January 1st, 2011: January Booklist and Playlist of Hope
January 12th, 2011: Markéta Irglová's Speech
June 15th, 2012: Wild Hope by Mandy Moore
March 28th, 2014: Hope by Gertrude Stein
July 28th, 2014: The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky by Holly Schindler
Other themed mini-interview series at Bildungsroman:
What Makes You Smile?