A list of possible reboots

A beginners guide to writing science fiction, fantasy, etc for male literary fiction writers who have decided to give it a go, possibly for financial reasons, despite having no real knowledge of, or interest in, the form. 

Lesson Eight. Stealing Other People’s Ideas

So you have knocked out a science fiction book but Hollywood hasn’t called. Don’t panic. Here is a list of stuff that is due a reboot. Could you write a script for one of them? Then, when Hollywood does call and says they really like the planet dogs idea but don’t really see how you could make a film of it but what else have you got, you could say, have you ever thought about rebooting…

  • Star Fleet
  • Bucky O’Hare
  • Button Moon
  • The Last Starfighter
  • Hawk the Slayer
  • Future Sport
  • Ulysses 31
  • The Legend of the Rangers
  • Eerie Indiana
  • The Day the Earth Caught Fire
  • Innerspace
  • Krull

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