OCCUPATION: Author of the Twilight series of young adult vampire novels
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PRO: Heartland vampires now there's a twist. The latest installment, Eclipse, unseated Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on the USA Today best seller list. A Twilight movie has been cast.
CON: Meyer says she's often asked, "What's a nice Mormon girl like you doing writing about vampires?" In this post-Romney age of full disclosure, she may be called upon to make a "Kennedy speech" about Vampirism: what is it, exactly? A cult?
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