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Five Rising Authors Play Their Favorite Characters Alexandra Kleeman dressed as Mina Harker from Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Alexandra Kleeman dressed as Mina Harker from Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

“When Dracula starts turning Mina, she becomes telepathically connected to him. The fear was that erosion of the sharp boundary around your mind, not knowing where you start and where you end. Her situation isn’t all that different from a writer’s, because you have to let your mind go porous.”

Kleeman is the author of You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine.

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Maxine Helfman 2013