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FOR WRITERS: I Know That Place!

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FOR WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth: I’m just wrapping up my ongoing serial project, which is set here in Sacramento. I have used the names of local businesses (restaurants, stores, etc) rather liberally, but some friends have advised me against this for potential libel issues. I’m planning to release a book version of the story next year, and am wondering whether I should change the business names to something fictitious. On the one hand, I love the local cachet the names give. On the other hand, I don’t wanna be sued. What is your experience … Read more