“The course gave me focus and gave me a clear definition of proper structure and how the TV writing process works.”
“The course gave me focus and gave me a clear definition of proper structure and how the TV writing process works.”Kelly Jo BrickCreative DirectorTV WRITING
“I learned how to break down the elements of fiction writing and put them back together in a coherent story.”
“I learned how to break down the elements of fiction writing and put them back together in a coherent story.”Elizabeth SeabrookNon-Profit StaffFICTION WRITING
“I finished a first draft of a play which I've wanted to write for a very long time. I couldn't have done it without this class.”
“I finished a first draft of a play which I've wanted to write for a very long time. I couldn't have done it without this class.”Roslyn YeeActorCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“The instructor is a master of her craft. Her understanding and insightfulness, combined with her vast knowledge, made this the most enjoyable writing class I have ever taken.”
“The instructor is a master of her craft. Her understanding and insightfulness, combined with her vast knowledge, made this the most enjoyable writing class I have ever taken.”Thomas RogersSales TrainerFICTION WRITING
“The best investment I've made as a writer thus far.”
“The best investment I've made as a writer thus far.”Tiffany BaughBank TellerSCREENWRITING
“I have no idea if I will ever publish anything, but I did learn that writing is fun and interacting with other writers is fun.”
“I have no idea if I will ever publish anything, but I did learn that writing is fun and interacting with other writers is fun.”Forrest ZellBar ManagerCREATIVE WRITING 101
“I learned myriad of techniques to infuse humor into my writing.”
“I learned myriad of techniques to infuse humor into my writing.”Keisha BarrowLaw StudentHUMOR WRITING
“I live in a small town. We don't have the benefits of a metropolitan talent pool. The online class gave me the chance to take a class from a school in New York right from my kitchen table.”
“I live in a small town. We don't have the benefits of a metropolitan talent pool. The online class gave me the chance to take a class from a school in New York right from my kitchen table.”Leslie ColvinWriterFICTION WRITING
“One of the best writing class experiences I've ever had.”
“One of the best writing class experiences I've ever had.”Nina-Marie GardnerWriterFICTION WRITING
“A great way to gain insider secrets about the publishing world while at the same time gaining the opportunity to taIlor your own writing to appeal to agents and publishers.”
“A great way to gain insider secrets about the publishing world while at the same time gaining the opportunity to taIlor your own writing to appeal to agents and publishers.”Sara TiffanyAnimal BehavioralistHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“The class is a gateway to a new or renewed commitment to your writing and to yourself.”
“The class is a gateway to a new or renewed commitment to your writing and to yourself.”Pamela OuelletteSpeech Language PathologistCREATIVE WRITING 101
“I feel like I've made my story so much better in just a few short months. Thank you!”
“I feel like I've made my story so much better in just a few short months. Thank you!”Colleen CraigMarketing Research DirectorCHILDREN’S BOOK WRITING
“Bravo! This class reminded me that I can be, want to be, and kinda am a writer!”
“Bravo! This class reminded me that I can be, want to be, and kinda am a writer!”Colleen KennyManaging EditorFICTION WRITING
“If you ever want to write a screenplay, then Gotham is the place to start.”
“If you ever want to write a screenplay, then Gotham is the place to start.”Juanita Paet-DeSilvaCopyright AdministratorSCREENWRITING
“I have been given excellent tools to help organize and create my memoir.”
“I have been given excellent tools to help organize and create my memoir.”Jody GardnerEducatorMEMOIR WRITING
“This course and the instructor gave me the push and the skills that I needed to work toward completing my first book.”
“This course and the instructor gave me the push and the skills that I needed to work toward completing my first book.”Dorothy SimsPublic Relations DirectorCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“A great course for the writer who has completed one or more scripts and is wondering what to do next.”
“A great course for the writer who has completed one or more scripts and is wondering what to do next.”Kathryn KykerER Social Work ManagerHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“I learned a great deal…I have already recommended Gotham to others.”
“I learned a great deal…I have already recommended Gotham to others.”Larry NelsonRetired Law Enforcement OfficerFICTION WRITING
“A great introduction to the craft and genre of romance writing. ”
“A great introduction to the craft and genre of romance writing. ”Alison ChoHuman ResourcesROMANCE WRITING
“A very in-depth, intellectually stimulating and mind-opening experience with a lot of good psychology lessons. ”
“A very in-depth, intellectually stimulating and mind-opening experience with a lot of good psychology lessons. ”Lori CohenAttorneyCHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
“The instructor was a constant source of inspiration, a supportive and perceptive critic. Thanks again for a course that has been very important to me...as a person, as a student, and as a teacher.”
“The instructor was a constant source of inspiration, a supportive and perceptive critic. Thanks again for a course that has been very important to me...as a person, as a student, and as a teacher.”Harvey-Ann RossTeacherMEMOIR WRITING
“This course is a little gem of mind expansion exercises.”
“This course is a little gem of mind expansion exercises.”David GrahamComputer AnalystCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“It's a great way to improve your pieces, experiment with style, and determine what readers enjoy.”
“It's a great way to improve your pieces, experiment with style, and determine what readers enjoy.”Isobel ScottEditorial AssistantFICTION WRITING
“Through this course, I was able to better structure, outline, and simplify my memos and documents.”
“Through this course, I was able to better structure, outline, and simplify my memos and documents.”Karen RussellAdvertisingBUSINESS WRITING
“I learned all of the basics of children's book writing, from plot to description to characterization to targeting. I feel that I understand the whole enterprise better.”
“I learned all of the basics of children's book writing, from plot to description to characterization to targeting. I feel that I understand the whole enterprise better.”Kathy EssonSocial ResearcherCHILDREN’S BOOK WRITING
“Script Analysis was amazing! I learned amazing tidbits of plot from blockbusters and twists in dialogue from indies. The scope of the class only increased my passion for writing in the dramatic arts.”
“Script Analysis was amazing! I learned amazing tidbits of plot from blockbusters and twists in dialogue from indies. The scope of the class only increased my passion for writing in the dramatic arts.”Jennifer KaczmarekPlaywrightSCRIPT ANALYSIS
“The teacher had a working knowledge of getting writers published, and his insight was invaluable.”
“The teacher had a working knowledge of getting writers published, and his insight was invaluable.”Jessica ThorAdvertising ExecutiveHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“The instructor is articulate and masterful as a writer and an instructor. He made the class environment vibrant. His willingness to help his students and the insights he gave are par excellence. I would pay good money any day to take this instructor's class.”
“The instructor is articulate and masterful as a writer and an instructor. He made the class environment vibrant. His willingness to help his students and the insights he gave are par excellence. I would pay good money any day to take this instructor's class.”Joel ZabaldoMarketingFICTION WRITING
“I am 51 years old, and this is my first fiction writing course. It was great. It covered all the fundamentals, such as plot, setting, characterization, description, and dialogue, in a clear and comprehensive manner. I am already enrolled in the next Fiction Writing II class.”
“I am 51 years old, and this is my first fiction writing course. It was great. It covered all the fundamentals, such as plot, setting, characterization, description, and dialogue, in a clear and comprehensive manner. I am already enrolled in the next Fiction Writing II class.”Gregg CarterPhysicist/EngineerFICTION WRITING
“This course taught me how to structure my inspired rambling into a coherent, potent piece of writing. I got a lot of information and great inspiration to continue some past projects and begin new ones.”
“This course taught me how to structure my inspired rambling into a coherent, potent piece of writing. I got a lot of information and great inspiration to continue some past projects and begin new ones.”Mark HayesActor/DancerFICTION WRITING
“Don't be hung-up on the idea of a 'cold, sterile computer class' - Gotham's web design is as close to being in a friendly classroom as you'll ever experience!”
“Don't be hung-up on the idea of a 'cold, sterile computer class' - Gotham's web design is as close to being in a friendly classroom as you'll ever experience!”Jeanne RawlingsDocumentary FilmmakerSCREENWRITING
“I've learned how to dig deeper into the dynamics and mechanics of film and make more meaningful connections between theme, character, and narrative.”
“I've learned how to dig deeper into the dynamics and mechanics of film and make more meaningful connections between theme, character, and narrative.”Angelo CrespoSalesSCRIPT ANALYSIS
“This course really opened my eyes to new insights about literature.”
“This course really opened my eyes to new insights about literature.”Brett JuggassarTeacherREADING FICTION
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