“This course organized my imagination! I went into class with abstractions galore and emerged with a concrete script. The instructor's enthusiasm was instrumental in driving me onward, as was the enthusiasm of the class as a whole.”
“This course organized my imagination! I went into class with abstractions galore and emerged with a concrete script. The instructor's enthusiasm was instrumental in driving me onward, as was the enthusiasm of the class as a whole.”Russ RockStudentSCREENWRITING
“I can honestly say that I learned more in these six weeks than in other ten weeks courses combined. It's just a pity that it had to end.”
“I can honestly say that I learned more in these six weeks than in other ten weeks courses combined. It's just a pity that it had to end.”Michaela GrunigInvestment BankerSCRIPT ANALYSIS
“There was a depth of sharing and trust that seldom occurs in life. I think the online format helped in this—we were forced to relate purely through the written word. What could be better for writers?”
“There was a depth of sharing and trust that seldom occurs in life. I think the online format helped in this—we were forced to relate purely through the written word. What could be better for writers?”Alice WertheimerWeb ConsultantFICTION WRITING
“The instructor and my classmates made the experience one I will not forget.”
“The instructor and my classmates made the experience one I will not forget.”Debra EvansArts Education ConsultantCREATIVE WRITING 101
“I learned a lot of details from someone who knows the inside scoop. Some of these topics I already had a broad understanding of, but the teacher gave me so much more information.”
“I learned a lot of details from someone who knows the inside scoop. Some of these topics I already had a broad understanding of, but the teacher gave me so much more information.”Elizabeth CollinsDirector Of PhotographySCREENWRITING
“All aspects of food writing were covered. I left with no questions, just motivation.”
“All aspects of food writing were covered. I left with no questions, just motivation.”Michele MessinaStudentFOOD WRITING
“This course gives you the information you need to start a blog and feel confident about putting yourself out there.”
“This course gives you the information you need to start a blog and feel confident about putting yourself out there.”Josette LeBlancTESOL Teacher EducatorHOW TO BLOG
“The instructor knows her stuff, and it shows. Very illuminating course. Now I feel I have a much better understanding of how a screenplay gets sold.”
“The instructor knows her stuff, and it shows. Very illuminating course. Now I feel I have a much better understanding of how a screenplay gets sold.”Kerry DachosHomemakerHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“I love the way the course was taught in an organized form with clear topics each week. It made writing seem achievable!”
“I love the way the course was taught in an organized form with clear topics each week. It made writing seem achievable!”Kathryn VeatchStudentFICTION WRITING
“If it weren't for online classes, I would still be picking up those Gotham course bulletins and not finding a time when I could take a live class. It's almost 4am now, and I am getting a lot of work done. PLUS, we had classmates in Tokyo, California, Israel, Ontario, Oregon, etc. Priceless mix of people.”
“If it weren't for online classes, I would still be picking up those Gotham course bulletins and not finding a time when I could take a live class. It's almost 4am now, and I am getting a lot of work done. PLUS, we had classmates in Tokyo, California, Israel, Ontario, Oregon, etc. Priceless mix of people.”Theresa BarryEditorFICTION WRITING
“I learned how to read mysteries with the eye of a writer and how to apply those principles to my own work.”
“I learned how to read mysteries with the eye of a writer and how to apply those principles to my own work.”Fran LevyMagazine WriterMYSTERY WRITING
“A fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.”
“A fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.”Celia AndersonRespiratory TherapistFICTION WRITING
“The instructor is that rare person who has proven herself a success in her field, and is also able to convey her understanding of the material in a clear, easy-to-follow fashion that promotes a healthy dialogue and understanding among her students.”
“The instructor is that rare person who has proven herself a success in her field, and is also able to convey her understanding of the material in a clear, easy-to-follow fashion that promotes a healthy dialogue and understanding among her students.”Louisa EdwardsEditorial AssistantROMANCE WRITING
“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
“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 loved the online experience. The convenience of being able to study in my own home, and connect with people thousands of miles away. I think it's better than an actual classroom. It allows a more flexible schedule—if you get interrupted, you can just stop and catch up later.…”
“I loved the online experience. The convenience of being able to study in my own home, and connect with people thousands of miles away. I think it's better than an actual classroom. It allows a more flexible schedule—if you get interrupted, you can just stop and catch up later.…”Brenda SorrelsStudentFICTION WRITING
“This is an intensive, extremely smart four-week master plan for creating the perfect nonfiction proposal.”
“This is an intensive, extremely smart four-week master plan for creating the perfect nonfiction proposal.”Tim HallWriterNONFICTION BOOK PROPOSAL
“This instructor is the best I have ever had, including all of my professors in both undergraduate and medical school.”
“This instructor is the best I have ever had, including all of my professors in both undergraduate and medical school.”Gigi GabriellePsychiatrist And PainterPOETRY WRITING
“The course helped to re-ignite my passion for my book. I'm excited enough to register early for Memoir II.”
“The course helped to re-ignite my passion for my book. I'm excited enough to register early for Memoir II.”Tracey HughesPublic RelationsMEMOIR WRITING
“The instructor left me with a hopeful feeling at the end that inspires me to persevere.”
“The instructor left me with a hopeful feeling at the end that inspires me to persevere.”Mary LanghamPlaywrightHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“The instructor created a sense of possibility in a business rife with rejections.”
“The instructor created a sense of possibility in a business rife with rejections.”Joaquin TercenoAttorneyHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“The instructor was amazing. She was always positive, insightful, encouraging, and tremendously knowledgeable. She pushed us to do more than we believed we could and gave us the benefit of both the breadth and the depth of her knowledge, understanding, and experience of the craft.”
“The instructor was amazing. She was always positive, insightful, encouraging, and tremendously knowledgeable. She pushed us to do more than we believed we could and gave us the benefit of both the breadth and the depth of her knowledge, understanding, and experience of the craft.”Anne WoodsAttorneyFICTION WRITING
“Valuable, motivating and relevant. It gives a very clear outline of what personal essays should be.”
“Valuable, motivating and relevant. It gives a very clear outline of what personal essays should be.”Alicia BridgesJournalist PERSONAL ESSAY WRITING
“This is an almost perfect forum for a writing class. The logistics and design exceeded my expectations by a factor of thousands.”
“This is an almost perfect forum for a writing class. The logistics and design exceeded my expectations by a factor of thousands.”Adrienne BreslerSocial WorkerHUMOR WRITING
“For the first time, I felt like I was getting in touch with a process for my writing that wasn't random or subject to moods.”
“For the first time, I felt like I was getting in touch with a process for my writing that wasn't random or subject to moods.”Christine ScottCREATIVE WRITING 101
“The one-day intensive workshop was excellent. It allowed me to test the waters, and then I registered for the 10-week session.”
“The one-day intensive workshop was excellent. It allowed me to test the waters, and then I registered for the 10-week session.”Tsahi AlexanderTravel CoordinatorFICTION WRITING
“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
“Finally, I completed a short story!”
“Finally, I completed a short story!”Paula NixonAccountantFICTION WRITING
“The online class was fantastic for time management. I had a newborn baby when I started the class, and my friends thought I was crazy studying when my daughter was so young, but the online class allowed me to study while she was sleeping. It gave me the perfect balance without the pressure of having to attend class each week.”
“The online class was fantastic for time management. I had a newborn baby when I started the class, and my friends thought I was crazy studying when my daughter was so young, but the online class allowed me to study while she was sleeping. It gave me the perfect balance without the pressure of having to attend class each week.”Stephanie SalisburyBusiness AnalystCHILDREN’S BOOK WRITING
“The way the website works is brilliant and the technical people are the best I have ever worked with. It is something worth looking at for someone like me in a foreign country or someone who doesn't have the time to commit to going to class at a specific time and day.”
“The way the website works is brilliant and the technical people are the best I have ever worked with. It is something worth looking at for someone like me in a foreign country or someone who doesn't have the time to commit to going to class at a specific time and day.”Jeralynn BenoitEnglish TrainerCREATIVE WRITING 101
“The course gave me the means to make my writing sharper, better paced, and more persuasive.”
“The course gave me the means to make my writing sharper, better paced, and more persuasive.”David GoldmanPsychiatristCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“The instructor created an atmosphere so dynamic... each student opened the door to his or her writing potential.”
“The instructor created an atmosphere so dynamic... each student opened the door to his or her writing potential.”Sheldon RifkinRetiredFICTION WRITING
“I really loved the experience of the online class. I will definitely take more classes in the future.”
“I really loved the experience of the online class. I will definitely take more classes in the future.”Aimee DaleMotherCHILDREN’S BOOK WRITING
“If or when I get published, it will be the direct result of this class. The pace and the spacing of the material were well-planned. There was time to soak up the information presented and to apply that knowledge. This class was well worth it.”
“If or when I get published, it will be the direct result of this class. The pace and the spacing of the material were well-planned. There was time to soak up the information presented and to apply that knowledge. This class was well worth it.”Tom RizzoSales Communications ConsultantFICTION WRITING
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