Tag Archives: first-person

Hug an Invisible Woman Day (5-1-14)

So it was Hug an Invisible Woman Day, and I had no invisible woman to hug. Continue reading

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Robin Anson vignette #1

I walked into the house — mansion, really — following the instructions that had been mailed to me by “Anson Freedom Fighters.” In the back of my mind I couldn’t help but wonder if it was a trap, or if … Continue reading

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Flashfic: Marla at home

As I entered the house, a bottle of beer came floating my way. “Hi, honey,” said Marla’s disembodied voice in greeting, as unseen lips pecked me on the cheek. “Hi, hon,” I answered, grabbing the open beer bottle from midair … Continue reading

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Idea: Snatched During a Test Drive

This one is more in the invisible tickle-monster pocket: I go to a car dealership and find myself drawn to an extra-large SUV, something I’d ordinarily not pay any attention to — horrible gas mileage, horrible to park, etc. The … Continue reading

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Watergun

I was lying there burning up, and all of a sudden I felt these streams of water shooting into my face. I opened my eyes to find a green plastic water pistol hanging about a foot away from my face, spraying away. Continue reading

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An Ordinary Bus Ride

To blatantly rip off a much better known writer, “This may have really happened; I’m not sure. But I do know that if it did in fact happen, it didn’t happen to me.” The way I remember it, I was … Continue reading

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Ideas:Becoming, Unbecoming, and Stuck

A trio of ideas, all of which popped into my head while looking at a photo spread of voluptuous model Esther Baxter in some magazine or other: Becoming: I wake up one day to find that I’ve turned into an … Continue reading

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Conversation: Invisible Man and Woman?

Someone in one of the groups once asked if any of the writers, all male, had ever thought about the possibility of a man being (made) invisible along with the female characters we write about. Chaz Hill, a member of … Continue reading

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Meeting Stacey Dash

Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Valerie X, and I’m invisible. That’s right, invisible. As in see-through. As in am-I-really-there. And by the way, the answer to that is no, I’m not really there. You see, I’m … Continue reading

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Lunchtime at the Library

I’m at the White Plains Public Library for the first time in years, even though I’ve been working only a block away for the last three years. I’m looking for science fiction, of course. I have a list I printed … Continue reading

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