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Treesong

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in Melrose Park, IL, The United States
May 19, 1978

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Treesong is a father, husband, author, community organizer, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero living in Southern Illinois. He writes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, mostly about climate change.

When he's not writing or spending time with his family, Treesong supports social justice, racial justice, and climate justice efforts in his community. He hosts a community radio show called Your Community Spirit with an emphasis on climate change news, unique holidays, and local events. He's also the branch leader of a superhero-themed community service group called Illinois Initiative.

For more information for Treesong's latest writing projects and Real-Life Superhero adventures, visit Treesong's official website at treesong.org.
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Treesong I rarely have writer's block. Due to my family and community commitments, I have less time set aside for writing currently than I would like to have. …moreI rarely have writer's block. Due to my family and community commitments, I have less time set aside for writing currently than I would like to have. Therefore, I often find myself dreaming up ideas during my "non-author time" and writing them down during my "author time."

When I do have writer's block, though, I have two sure-fire ways of dealing with it.

One is to take a quick break -- even just a few minutes -- and do something else with my mind to clear the air and create space for creative flow. It can be something writing-related, like reading a book, or it can be something completely unrelated, like going for a walk, cleaning, etc.

The other way I deal with it is by switching from project to project! For me, it always helps to have more than one project to work on at a time. That way, if I'm not really feeling one on a given day, I can switch to the other. Having a choice between working on a novel, short story, poem, or even nonfiction gives me a wide range of possibilities. Something's bound to click in one of those areas, even if nothing is there in another.(less)
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I was actually looking forward to doing my taxes this year.

As a homeowner who installed a solar energy system in 2020, my household is eligible for a big federal tax credit. The Solar Investment Tax Credit (Solar ITC) is a federal solar tax credit that currently offers a 26% credit for the cost of solar systems built on residential and commercial properties. For a residential solar system like our

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