About the contest

Alan Tudyk, star of "Firefly", "Serenity", and the soon-to-be released "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", is launching his own writing contest for his latest web series "Con Man"! The winner of the contest will have the first chapter read by Alan himself in a video personally addressed to the author!

Put on your fanfiction hats and get inspired by Firefly, Serenity, or Alan's latest show, 'Con Man'.

Start writing already, so you can submit as early as you can!

Watch Con Man on Vimeo

  • Submission Period: Feb 3rd - Mar 2nd
  • Voting Period: Feb 3rd - Mar 9th
  • What you win

    1st Place

    Alan Tudyk will record himself reading one chapter of the winning fan fiction personally addressed to the winner. The winner will also receive a poster and a copy of a Con Man Script signed by Alan Tudyk as part of the winnings on the site..

    Golden badge on the author's profile

    2nd Place

    Package of fun items that include a Con Man DVD/BluRay, Con Man Buttons, and Con Man Stickers.

    Silver badge on the author's profile

    3rd Place

    Spectrum comic-style profile picture and stickers.

    Bronze badge on the author's profile

    Top 10%

    All Top 10% participants receive a "Top 10%" badge to their profile

    Contest Terms

  • There are no submission fees, anyone is free to participate, no purchase necessary
  • We accept submissions from all over the world, but only in English language
  • The submission will start on 3rd of February and will end on 2nd of March
  • Submission only trough the Inkitt-Con Man contest website
  • Voting starts at contest launch and closes on 9th of March
  • Alan Tudyk will pick the winner within two weeks after voting closes. The winner will be announced 23rd of March
  • Only Con Man, Spectrum and Firefly fan fiction stories may be entered
  • There is no minimum word count
  • Multiple entries are allowed
  • All stories must be rated appropriately by their authors
  • Before submitting a story be sure to check our guidelines page to ensure that you comply with all of our publication rules
  • The winners will be determined through public voting, the first three win and go into a separate round, Alan Tudyk will determine the best story out of these three
  • The odds of winning are dependent of number of entries, votes accumulated, and Alan Tudyk’s taste in fan fiction.
  • The winners will be announced on Inkitt.com, on social media, and by email to all participants
  • All prizes will be awarded. The prizes will be awarded to the first three places
  • Approximate retail value of all the prizes is $100
  • Sponsors and Promoters of this contest: Inkitt GmbH, Potsdamer Straße 63 11-13, 10785 Berlin and Redbear Films - Los Angeles, 15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1040 Encino, CA 91436
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    Prizes for Winners

    About Us

    Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.