To celebrate the publication of Lifeâ€¦The Readerâ€™s Digest Version: Great Advice, Simply Put, Readerâ€™s Digest will host the â€œYour Lifeâ€¦â€ contest. The grand prize winner will receive $25,000, and ten runner-ups will win $2,500.Â The eleven honoreesâ€™ stories will also be published onÂ ReadersDigest.com.
In addition, Facebook fans will have theÂ chance to vote for their favorite stories. The most popular Facebook entry will also receiveÂ $2,500.Â To enter, submit your life story inÂ 150 words or less on Readerâ€™s Digestâ€˜s Facebook page. The deadline has been set for November 1st. Glee actress Jane Lynch submitted the first entry in the contest. Perhaps itâ€™s a teaser for her soon-to-be-published memoir Happy Accidents?
Global editor-in-chief Peggy Northrop had this statement in the release:Â â€Weâ€™veÂ collected hundreds of thousands of stories and jokes from our readersÂ over the years. Â This opens the door for them to share in a whole newÂ way and to get their friends, families and fellow readers involved inÂ the action.â€