“Cultivate Lightness”

August 3, 2014 | 1

What should you do if, horror of horrors, you find yourself appearing as a character in someone else’s book? Michelle Huneven shares her experience being fictionalized in an essay for The Paris Review. Her advice? “Don’t read too much into it. Cultivate lightness.” Pair with our profile of Huneven, “Not Lost, Just Rearranged.”

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

One comment:

  1. I just did this to a friend of mine and then sent it to him. He was weirded out, but also flattered. I think.

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