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Win Lunch with J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst

sAspiring writers and cryptographers can win a chance to have lunch with filmmaker J.J. Abrams and author Doug Dorst.

The pair collaborated on an intricate interactive book for Mulholland Books called S.. To promote the new release, the publisher has sponsored a contest testing readers with “a series of puzzles.” Read the complete contest rules at this link. Check it out:

In S., two readers work together to unearth the truth behind the mysterious author of Ship of Theseus. Along the way, they must sift through evidence and decipher a series of puzzles. If you follow their efforts in J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst’s new novel, you’ll be able to figure out what the following message means … Submit your decryption and explanation in the entry form below, and you could join J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst for lunch in New York City.

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