The Waiting of the Wind: A Buckey the Space Pirate story by Dean Wesley Smith
Approx. 2,320 words.
Published on January 28, 2011 by
When Buckey the Space Pirate decides to take a creative writing course, of course he turns for help to his best friend, Fred the talking oak tree.
Fred knows the English language better than any human alive. But Fred is still an oak tree, and oak trees do have their quirks when it comes to writing.