“I went from being a reader to being a writer…in six short weeks!”
“I went from being a reader to being a writer…in six short weeks!”Dorothy CameronRetireeCREATIVE 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
“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
“Screenwriting II allows each student to discuss and apply screenwriting concepts and techniques to our actual work-in-progress. It is a great way to learn the art of screenwriting!”
“Screenwriting II allows each student to discuss and apply screenwriting concepts and techniques to our actual work-in-progress. It is a great way to learn the art of screenwriting!”Linda MatthewsProposal ConsultantSCREENWRITING
“Enjoyable, inspirational and a great way to "unlock" the poetry within!”
“Enjoyable, inspirational and a great way to "unlock" the poetry within!”Debbie HallPsychologistPOETRY WRITING
“A wonderful course that teaches how to watch movies in a new way and is also instructive if you want to begin writing screenplays yourself.”
“A wonderful course that teaches how to watch movies in a new way and is also instructive if you want to begin writing screenplays yourself.”Emunah HerzogRegistered NurseSCRIPT ANALYSIS
“This course is well paced, relevant to today's theatre and a wonderful creative spark for any project that you might have in the can or have just been thinking about.”
“This course is well paced, relevant to today's theatre and a wonderful creative spark for any project that you might have in the can or have just been thinking about.”Brad JonesAssociation DirectorPLAYWRITING
“The instructor did an extraordinary job illuminating this tangled web of the publishing industry.”
“The instructor did an extraordinary job illuminating this tangled web of the publishing industry.”Lauren FinleyStudentHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“When I signed up I was full of nerves and wondered if I'd have the courage to follow through. By the end of the course I felt inspired and excited and couldn't wait to write more.”
“When I signed up I was full of nerves and wondered if I'd have the courage to follow through. By the end of the course I felt inspired and excited and couldn't wait to write more.”Marisa GorstBallet DancerFICTION WRITING
“Gotham Writers’ Workshop gave me a reason to write, the jump start I needed. It helped me overcome the insecurities about my writing that had kept me silent for years.”
“Gotham Writers’ Workshop gave me a reason to write, the jump start I needed. It helped me overcome the insecurities about my writing that had kept me silent for years.”Andrew OliverManager, Client AccountingFICTION WRITING
“Take this course and you'll be amazed at the incredible tools you can use to give your writing experience a great start.”
“Take this course and you'll be amazed at the incredible tools you can use to give your writing experience a great start.”Marco RodríguezCreative ConsultantSCREENWRITING
“This course gave me an in-depth analysis of the industry and enlightening information about the people within it.”
“This course gave me an in-depth analysis of the industry and enlightening information about the people within it.”Tom LanceAccountantHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“I found it very stimulating having such a small class and will continue to stay in contact with my fellow students. A real bond was formed between us and the instructor that I will not soon forget.”
“I found it very stimulating having such a small class and will continue to stay in contact with my fellow students. A real bond was formed between us and the instructor that I will not soon forget.”Linda LanePharmacistROMANCE WRITING
“The instructor took the mystery out of mystery writing. Inch by inch, from the title, to the opening, on to the MacGuffin, and finally to how to deal with agents and publishers, he taught us the ins and outs of this mystery writing business.”
“The instructor took the mystery out of mystery writing. Inch by inch, from the title, to the opening, on to the MacGuffin, and finally to how to deal with agents and publishers, he taught us the ins and outs of this mystery writing business.”Pamela WeaverInterior DesignerMYSTERY WRITING
“The instructor was knowledgeable and realistic about all aspects of screenwriting.”
“The instructor was knowledgeable and realistic about all aspects of screenwriting.”Sheilagh CaseyEditorSCREENWRITING
“When emerging from the bubble of creating stories, it is really helpful to know what to do, what approach to take. The course has given me confidence that I can get my work out there and hopefully someone will like it enough to represent it and/or publish it.”
“When emerging from the bubble of creating stories, it is really helpful to know what to do, what approach to take. The course has given me confidence that I can get my work out there and hopefully someone will like it enough to represent it and/or publish it.”Catherine CooksonCollege ProfessorHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“Very good intensive on setting up a blog.”
“Very good intensive on setting up a blog.”Catherine VitalePhotographer/bloggerHOW TO BLOG
“I've found a writing community that I can take with me anywhere I can take my computer. I don't have to go out late at night on scary college campuses, decide what to wear, drive home on freeways at night—the list is endless, so I'll end it there. But there's more.”
“I've found a writing community that I can take with me anywhere I can take my computer. I don't have to go out late at night on scary college campuses, decide what to wear, drive home on freeways at night—the list is endless, so I'll end it there. But there's more.”Julie West StaheliStudentFICTION WRITING
“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
“The instructor was extraordinary. Funny, quick, positive, and very clear. She made the material live, in the sense that her exercises and lectures helped me experience firsthand the joys and challenges of screenwriting.”
“The instructor was extraordinary. Funny, quick, positive, and very clear. She made the material live, in the sense that her exercises and lectures helped me experience firsthand the joys and challenges of screenwriting.”Barbara MorrisTour ManagerSCREENWRITING
“If this instructor had been my professor in college, I probably would have chosen writing as a career. He really got me past my shyness and helped me discover abilities I didn’t know I had.”
“If this instructor had been my professor in college, I probably would have chosen writing as a career. He really got me past my shyness and helped me discover abilities I didn’t know I had.”Muriel HaberPresident & CEO, Management Real Estate Co.FICTION WRITING
“The course gave me a wonderful overview of a variety of styles. I learned the difference between a memoir and a personal essay, between feature journalism and hard news, how to profile someone, and how to format news articles.”
“The course gave me a wonderful overview of a variety of styles. I learned the difference between a memoir and a personal essay, between feature journalism and hard news, how to profile someone, and how to format news articles.”Helen AkiStudentCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“A good inspirational kick in the pants.”
“A good inspirational kick in the pants.”Melanie SennUniversity LecturerHIT SEND: PUBLISHING SHORT NONFICTION
“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
“I feel like I can now confidently send a query to a major publication, and have a strong chance of getting a positive response.”
“I feel like I can now confidently send a query to a major publication, and have a strong chance of getting a positive response.”Kathleen BarlowInternet Marketing ManagerARTICLE WRITING
“The online class experience has literally changed my life. I now see myself as a writer. Thanks to the support and guidance I received from my Gotham instructor and my classmates, I now have the courage and confidence to begin the long process of submitting my work.”
“The online class experience has literally changed my life. I now see myself as a writer. Thanks to the support and guidance I received from my Gotham instructor and my classmates, I now have the courage and confidence to begin the long process of submitting my work.”Jill SaigusaHomemaker/TeacherCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“I had a fairly good grounding in the mechanics of poetry before this course, but I've read and written more poetry during this class than I had in 62 years before!”
“I had a fairly good grounding in the mechanics of poetry before this course, but I've read and written more poetry during this class than I had in 62 years before!”Dianne MeagherRetired TeacherPOETRY WRITING
“The instructor earns 5 stars in my eyes!”
“The instructor earns 5 stars in my eyes!”Tara Rose CoyoteImporterFICTION WRITING
“This course reinforced all the skills from Fiction I and II in a very concrete way.”
“This course reinforced all the skills from Fiction I and II in a very concrete way.”Sean LapidesStudentREADING FICTION
“This class gives you an excellent foundation in stand-up comedy writing, plus great performance tips so you will be killing audiences in no time.”
“This class gives you an excellent foundation in stand-up comedy writing, plus great performance tips so you will be killing audiences in no time.”Alejandro BorreroParalegalSTAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
“The course has helped me flesh out where I want to go as a fledgling writer.”
“The course has helped me flesh out where I want to go as a fledgling writer.”Angela BillingsHealth And FitnessCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“This course brought me to an entirely new level of writing and interpreting plays”
“This course brought me to an entirely new level of writing and interpreting plays”Kimberly KennaTeacherPLAYWRITING
“One of the best decisions I've ever made. Improved my writing incredibly.”
“One of the best decisions I've ever made. Improved my writing incredibly.”Linda BurgessWaitress/BartenderFICTION WRITING
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