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Avoiding Hot Water: Sonic and Taco John's are actually more wide-spread, but I get the point. People in the region are likely to get oblique references (Mount Rose MN vs. Rosemount MN in the movie Drop Dead Gorgeous) while people outside the area are unlikely to get the reference at all unless they Google it (if you saw the movie, did you know there was a ...


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Struggling to pass as a gender that does not match one’s birth sex is a problem that real people face. The key for you is to research what that experience is like. Then, do it justice. The most helpful keyword for your research is “transgender” or another closely related term such as “gender nonconforming”, “non-binary” or “gender expansive”. (It doesn’t ...


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As this is clearly fictional, there shouldn't be any issue with a depiction of a real fast food company, so long as you're not using any trademark imagery in your work (Names are fine because it's a name. McDonald's can't really copyright their own name, but they can get you on any stylization of it, such as the "Golden Arches"). At this level, ...


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