Book Writing Question

I’ve had a book idea in mind for a few years, but in part due to the Kindle and 99 cent success stories am newly excited about getting around to it. Thing is, while a business book, it’s true and autobiographical. How much need I change the names to protect the, well, sometimes innocent? Including my own, such as using a pen name?

I am most concerned about naming clients, which would not be necessary to the story and lessons it will convey, but also concerned about naming partners, who are also friends, which is one of the lessons to be detailed. Yeah, I think I’ve answered my own question, but still…

1 Comment

  1. rob sama

    Rile of thumb is that if the person is already famous or well-known, use the real name. Otherwise, change it.

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