I hope you've voted in the current Great Query Contest! BTW, I got an email a few days ago, and found out what some people charge: http://www.writersdigestshop.com/product/critique-series-query-letters/?r=wdjfbl102810-Z9197-promo
UPDATE: D'oh! The online seminar was yesterday, so the link doesn't go an active page. Sorry! I was on a business trip all week and had scheduled all these posts in advance.
$79x40 participants = a couple months' mortgage *whew*
Has anyone used a writing service like this--or have you gone to conferences or workshops that you'd recommend? How about QueryShark?
BackSpace Writers Conference was fantastic for me. I highly recommend it.
I think I'll have another Query Contest next Spring or Summer, but I think I'll cap it for the first 12 participants or so. I'll also offer a partial critique in next year's Brenda Novak auction.
Finally, here's something that gave me a laughing fit:
(the embed gave me some sassy backtalk, so I included the link as well).