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You might benefit from clarifying the difference between an autobiography and a memoir. There are many articles on these topics on the Internet. They might help you find an answer. Autobiographies tend to be chronological; memoirs focus on a theme, topic or event. What makes any story standout is getting the voice right: if you create an engaging persona as ...


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Can you risk all your life savings, house, and book being seized by that said small company in fees you may owe them from this? You can change the name slightly or completely if you want. Instead of Balkan Tours do THE balkann Tours or Balkans Tours, or spell Bulkans differently like Bulkahn. Do you know we have the Post, Posts, and the Post It? or the New ...


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It really shouldn't be a problem. Given that you're using the term with respect to the thing it is trademarked for, I see no issues. In fact, I remember reading a delightful book as a child that made reference to LEGO, it went something like this: We weren't allowed to have toy guns in the house, except Lego guns. My mother took the visitors toys and ...


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Right now? Reference whatever you like. In the fairly unlikely event that the book gets published, your publisher will either deal with the legalities or ask you to change it.


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you can rename it, or you can use a disclaimer to say that "any connections between names, places, or businessess that actually exsist are entirely coincidental." if it were a bigger company like say, if your characters were going to eat at a McDonalds, that would be one thing, but if there isn't something like that and it isn't very well known, you're right,...


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