The people you invite to it are be real persons, alive or dead; but you don’t actually speak with them in real life. And your real ones too! But this article is all about creating a make-believe mastermind group.
For example, one of my clients greatly admires James Baldwin.
Inner circle of trusted mentors and peers must also include those people we will never meet.
Characteristics of that person.
And if they say yes, ask them for help!