Now I've deserted my series of nine fantasy novels, after only writing four of them - would it be worthwhile posting the novels somewhere on the internet, to see if they attract any attention? I can't see myself going back to them, because I've firmly decided to move on from Tolkien/D&D type fantasy. I began to feel limited by the genre, and got fed up with using other people's metaphors (ie creatures and ideas invented by Tolkien or robbed from mythology) So now I'm moving into combining fantasy and science fiction in interesting ways - because it feels more liberating in a way, with far more scope to fill the world of my stories with things that are truly my own creation. Even if I returned to pure fantasy - I would make it as different as possible from what has gone before. So I'm never really likely to return to those stories I spent the last two years or so writing. But there is some fairly interesting stuff there - interesting ideas, characters and situations. I wonder whether it would be worthwhile letting other people read them, by either posting them on here or else opening up an account on Livejournal or Vox or something where I can post the entire stories. Some segments of the first one have already been posted on here (the first novel is called 'the Five Pronged Spear') btw.