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For what you're deciding to write, you could create an outline and ask a lawyer to consider the possible ramifications if the authorities decided to act upon it. However, you'd probably be better off introducing a secondary character that performed the various actions that you're concerned about. In Farley Mowat's And No Birds Sang, his autobiographical ...


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I am not a lawyer. But ... I don't know how police and courts treat an autobiography. I've never heard of someone being convicted of a crime because he confessed to it in an autobiography. But a very common method for police to catch a criminal is that he tells someone else about the crime and that person reports it to the police. Many criminals seem to get ...


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This answer was for the first version of the question and no longer applies after it has been edited. For a first genre novel, the recommended length lies around 90 000 words. Here are some more details and explanations: http://theswivet.blogspot.de/2008/03/on-word-counts-and-novel-length.html I don't know about non-fiction or biographies, but judging from ...



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