“It's very useful for writers who know when sentences 'sound right' but want a better understanding of why they are, in fact, grammatically correct.”
“It's very useful for writers who know when sentences 'sound right' but want a better understanding of why they are, in fact, grammatically correct.”Michelle RobinsonAttorneyWRITE IT RIGHT!
“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
“The instructor took me in new directions with her unexpected candor, high expectations, and thorough preparations.”
“The instructor took me in new directions with her unexpected candor, high expectations, and thorough preparations.”Kathleen WattGraphic ArtsNONFICTION 101
“I really loved this course! The instructor kept my interest in the class, and his constructive criticism made me want to write more and more. It’s great to have the opportunity to explore something that can be so fulfilling. For the first time in 23 years of academics, I did all my homework.”
“I really loved this course! The instructor kept my interest in the class, and his constructive criticism made me want to write more and more. It’s great to have the opportunity to explore something that can be so fulfilling. For the first time in 23 years of academics, I did all my homework.”Stephanie BurkeStudentSCREENWRITING
“My main goal in taking this course was to hone the query letter for my novel. The letter I have now is far superior to the one I started out with, and I have a clearer idea of how to compose a query for future projects.”
“My main goal in taking this course was to hone the query letter for my novel. The letter I have now is far superior to the one I started out with, and I have a clearer idea of how to compose a query for future projects.”Phyllis SmithCollege InstructorHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“1. Fabulous nuts-and-bolts tips on how to rewrite a script. 2. Bull's-eye suggestions from the instructor and the class on how to improve my script.”
“1. Fabulous nuts-and-bolts tips on how to rewrite a script. 2. Bull's-eye suggestions from the instructor and the class on how to improve my script.”Ed StubbingRetiredSCREENWRITING
“It was a great intro class to inspire you to write. The teacher's dynamic personality made the seven hours fly by. I got much more than I expected!”
“It was a great intro class to inspire you to write. The teacher's dynamic personality made the seven hours fly by. I got much more than I expected!”Sean PatrickAdvertisingSCREENWRITING
“The feeback will give you a new perspective on your writing.”
“The feeback will give you a new perspective on your writing.”Juliana CaporaliMarketing Communications Lead BUSINESS WRITING
“This is the fullest, most challenging introductory course I've ever taken. The instructor seems to know everything there is to know about poets, and he shares this information with the class in the most creative ways.”
“This is the fullest, most challenging introductory course I've ever taken. The instructor seems to know everything there is to know about poets, and he shares this information with the class in the most creative ways.”Barbara JanesPublic RelationsPOETRY WRITING
“I love that the teacher is in the business herself, so you saw how a song originated from idea to HIT! And when she needed to, she'd pick up her guitar and explain musically.”
“I love that the teacher is in the business herself, so you saw how a song originated from idea to HIT! And when she needed to, she'd pick up her guitar and explain musically.”Eric SanchezBartenderSONGWRITING
“A must if you are seriously considering blogging.”
“A must if you are seriously considering blogging.”Kathleen MiscioscioMarketing ConsultantHOW TO BLOG
“The instructor is great! I did not look up at the clock at all. The lectures and exercises were so enjoyable, I did not even think seven hours had passed.”
“The instructor is great! I did not look up at the clock at all. The lectures and exercises were so enjoyable, I did not even think seven hours had passed.”Mark PochawProgrammerFICTION WRITING
“What I enjoyed most about this course was the direct on-point query letter critique from the instructor, not once but twice.”
“What I enjoyed most about this course was the direct on-point query letter critique from the instructor, not once but twice.”Genevieve DoyleMedical EditorHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“In just one day I learned the basics of writing a children's story.”
“In just one day I learned the basics of writing a children's story.”Alyson ShatskyMarketingCHILDREN'S BOOK WRITING
“I've taught music composition for 20 years or more, so I feel I'm well qualified to evaluate the teacher, and he is superb.”
“I've taught music composition for 20 years or more, so I feel I'm well qualified to evaluate the teacher, and he is superb.”Conrad CummingsComposerFICTION WRITING
“Every class was something new. I was never bored.”
“Every class was something new. I was never bored.”Shirley ThomasAdministrative CoordinatorFICTION WRITING
“This course is a great way to be introduced or reacquainted with the nuts and bolts of creating a fictional story.”
“This course is a great way to be introduced or reacquainted with the nuts and bolts of creating a fictional story.”Julie MeintelStudentFICTION WRITING
“I couldn't imagine a more complete course. The instructor brought his years of experience to us in very clear and concise lectures. His ability to constructively critique our writing offered inspiration and guidance.”
“I couldn't imagine a more complete course. The instructor brought his years of experience to us in very clear and concise lectures. His ability to constructively critique our writing offered inspiration and guidance.”Nona LloydDirector/ProducerSCREENWRITING
“I learned the importance of planning during the writing process.”
“I learned the importance of planning during the writing process.”Julia ShawPublicistBUSINESS WRITING
“This course was exactly what I needed. Now I feel so inspired and motivated to keep writing, hopefully to the point where I'll eventually complete my first book. The instructor's down-to-earth, informative, and very encouraging style of teaching made all the difference. Was well worth it. Can't wait to do it again!”
“This course was exactly what I needed. Now I feel so inspired and motivated to keep writing, hopefully to the point where I'll eventually complete my first book. The instructor's down-to-earth, informative, and very encouraging style of teaching made all the difference. Was well worth it. Can't wait to do it again!”Franca DiMasoSales CoordinatorFICTION WRITING
“We had an instructor who was interesting, but also interested herself -- in the students and their writing. ”
“We had an instructor who was interesting, but also interested herself -- in the students and their writing. ”Lucas DedrickRegistered NurseFICTION WRITING
“Quite simply, this has been a life-changing, life-enriching experience. No kidding. This is the best gift I've given myself in years.”
“Quite simply, this has been a life-changing, life-enriching experience. No kidding. This is the best gift I've given myself in years.”Brenda NesbittCreative DirectorFICTION WRITING
“The online format is very accommodating for those of us who struggle to 'find the time'. You will find yourself getting addicted to the course, anticipating the next assignment and critique every week. ”
“The online format is very accommodating for those of us who struggle to 'find the time'. You will find yourself getting addicted to the course, anticipating the next assignment and critique every week. ”Lisa JonesDirector Of ControllingFICTION WRITING
“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
“A great how-to class for executing a book proposal. By the end of it, I had a clear guideline and was ready to roll.”
“A great how-to class for executing a book proposal. By the end of it, I had a clear guideline and was ready to roll.”Elizabeth McCourtHeadhunterNONFICTION BOOK PROPOSAL
“I was hesitant to take a course online, but after this course, I have already signed up for a second one.”
“I was hesitant to take a course online, but after this course, I have already signed up for a second one.”Carlene WilsonCaptain, USN (Ret)CREATIVE WRITING 101
“I received the course as a present, and it is the best present anyone has ever given to me.”
“I received the course as a present, and it is the best present anyone has ever given to me.”Lauren HershkowitzHigh School Teacher, CPA, MotherMEMOIR WRITING
“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
“It's a fun class, and the instructor always has ways to improve your material.”
“It's a fun class, and the instructor always has ways to improve your material.”David PotashnikProgrammerSTAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
“I have taken three or four classes at Gotham and have found each instructor extremely well-qualified and a great person.”
“I have taken three or four classes at Gotham and have found each instructor extremely well-qualified and a great person.”JoAnn LoCiceroEducatorFICTION WRITING
“As a must-take if one is at all interested in fiction writing.”
“As a must-take if one is at all interested in fiction writing.”Barry GoldScientist & ConsultantFICTION WRITING
“An encouraging forum for those who are new to writing or just coming back to it.”
“An encouraging forum for those who are new to writing or just coming back to it.”Michael FoleyArt DealerCREATIVE WRITING 101
“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
“It was an extremely rewarding experience—well organized, managed, and executed. I would like to take some other courses organized along the same lines. There were no negatives worth mentioning. I will recommend it highly to others. A superb class!”
“It was an extremely rewarding experience—well organized, managed, and executed. I would like to take some other courses organized along the same lines. There were no negatives worth mentioning. I will recommend it highly to others. A superb class!”R. Stephen RasinCorporate President And Venture CapitalistPOETRY 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
“It was a tremendous experience, one that I will never forget. I recommend the class for anyone even the slightest bit curious about what it's like to be a stand-up comedian. ”
“It was a tremendous experience, one that I will never forget. I recommend the class for anyone even the slightest bit curious about what it's like to be a stand-up comedian. ”Calvin HendersonIT TechnicianSTAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
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