The Buzz: What people are saying
Participants tell us they have loved our Wales Getaways.
Here is some
of their feedback:
think you, Peter, are one of the best writing teachers around, certainly
the best I've ever had, the proliferation of MFA programs
notwithstanding. You create a space where writers can REALLY GROW, and
my manuscript and I are very happy to have been in it for a week."
~ Kate, New York, NY, Memoir
"The workshop was stimulating and encouraging. I enjoyed the opportunity
to think and exchange ideas and opinions with other writers in an
environment of trust. The feedback was real and truthful, as well as
sensitive. I got every penny of my money's worth."
~ Gretna, Somerset, NJ, Poetry
"The program was one of the most enjoyable vacations I ever had. The
friendships, the creativity, the entire experience of the workshop,
guest speakers and excursions amounted to a trip I will never forget. It
helped me as a writer, as a potential novelist, and I'll be back."
~ Walt, Linwood, NJ, Novel
"I came to write, and Wales was a super setting in which to do it. I am
impressed with your knowledge and the breadth of your experience, Peter,
and I am thankful for the community of writers I encountered at the
~ Merrill, Middlesfield, CT, Memoir & Poetry
"I thought the feedback would be the most valuable part of the workshop,
but actually it was the prompts and the new material they led me to
write. I accomplished everything I set out to do and devised a plan for
finishing my manuscript. I feel freed—thank you!"
~ Terri, Philadelphia, PA, Novel
"Peter, you strike a balance I find most helpful and enjoyable, between
drawing out our responses and knowledge and offering your own input.
Thank you so much for another wonderful week in Wales. I hope it's not
~ Bobbie, Chatham, NJ, Two time Wales Getaway participant,
"I got to really see a country I knew very little about and find
inspiration in the setting. I ended up with some great starts for poems
and made several new friends. Thank you for this priceless opportunity."
~ Martha, Colonia, NJ, Poetry
Ready for your own memorable writing getaway?