The Margarita Philosophy [PDF]
This is a novella I abandoned a few months ago. It’s based on a dream I had that seemed like a really fantastic idea the next morning. After a few weeks I realized, like many stories I’ve read based on the dreams of writers, it just drifts along in a fittingly dreamlike state, not really going anywhere.
Also, I wasn’t really keen on how the central male character is the object of fascination for several female characters—it felt a bit too “Mary Sue” for my tastes.
So here it is as a short story, left on your doorstep, swaddled in a digital blanket (undoubtedly riddled with typos).