“You will walk away with helpful information and a better knowledge of the English language than you previously had.”
“You will walk away with helpful information and a better knowledge of the English language than you previously had.”Sheila FiffieLiaison OfficerWRITE IT RIGHT!
“I hadn't written for ages and was really stuck when I tried to start anything. Add to that the external pressures of parenting and my job, and I was beginning to think I would never get around to writing anything at all. This course really focused me and energized me. I now have a story to work on and I feel like writing is finally part of my life again!”
“I hadn't written for ages and was really stuck when I tried to start anything. Add to that the external pressures of parenting and my job, and I was beginning to think I would never get around to writing anything at all. This course really focused me and energized me. I now have a story to work on and I feel like writing is finally part of my life again!”Siobhan WildeEFL TeacherCREATIVE WRITING 101
“If you want to understand publishing and if you want to learn how to write an effective query letter, this course is worth the investment.”
“If you want to understand publishing and if you want to learn how to write an effective query letter, this course is worth the investment.”Namrata PatelMarketing ConsultantHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“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
“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
“If you have always wanted to write a spec script, this class will give you the knowledge and structure to do it.”
“If you have always wanted to write a spec script, this class will give you the knowledge and structure to do it.”John GarrisonComputer ProgrammerTV WRITING
“I cannot believe how much taking this course has improved my writing. When I look back and compare the things I wrote previously with what I am writing now, the difference is striking.”
“I cannot believe how much taking this course has improved my writing. When I look back and compare the things I wrote previously with what I am writing now, the difference is striking.”Carole Ann MoletiNurse/MidwifeFICTION WRITING
“I had no knowledge of this subject before taking this class...I now know how to format a scipt correctly and what is needed to produce an effective TV script.”
“I had no knowledge of this subject before taking this class...I now know how to format a scipt correctly and what is needed to produce an effective TV script.”AnneMarie JonesTrademark AdministratorTV WRITING
“The instructor is a great facilitator, guide, and mentor. What a gem!”
“The instructor is a great facilitator, guide, and mentor. What a gem!”Nitza AgamTeacherMEMOIR WRITING
“I learned a great deal of the basics of selling a screenplay, a pitch, a log line, etc., as well as some useful directories for info.”
“I learned a great deal of the basics of selling a screenplay, a pitch, a log line, etc., as well as some useful directories for info.”Richard AabActorHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“A Gotham class will introduce you to a highly-motivated group of writers, led by a perceptive instructor, all of whom will help you look at your work in a new light.”
“A Gotham class will introduce you to a highly-motivated group of writers, led by a perceptive instructor, all of whom will help you look at your work in a new light.”Daniel BrodyBroadcast EngineerFICTION WRITING
“A very broad spectrum of information for a one-day course.”
“A very broad spectrum of information for a one-day course.”Lara Delle DonneAd Sales CoordinatorFICTION WRITING
“I loved taking the online class! Having taken Gotham classes both online and in person, I can honestly say I didn't miss the personal experience at all. In fact, the interaction among the students may have been more extensive because everyone had time to ruminate about their critiques and to say what they might not be willing to say in person.”
“I loved taking the online class! Having taken Gotham classes both online and in person, I can honestly say I didn't miss the personal experience at all. In fact, the interaction among the students may have been more extensive because everyone had time to ruminate about their critiques and to say what they might not be willing to say in person.”Wendy OuelletteStage ManagerPLAYWRITING
“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 drove one and half hours each way for this course and I can't wait to do it again!”
“I drove one and half hours each way for this course and I can't wait to do it again!”Jamal StromanTechnical SupportCREATIVE WRITING 101
“The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.”
“The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.”Will UpjohnSpeech-Language PathologistPOETRY WRITING
“A very eye-opening experience that has allowed me to realize that there are other ways of looking at the world and in-turn taking those perceptions and writing something about them.”
“A very eye-opening experience that has allowed me to realize that there are other ways of looking at the world and in-turn taking those perceptions and writing something about them.”Stephanie EilebrechtData Entry SpecialistCREATIVE WRITING 101
“A great way to gain confidence as a comedian and as a writer in general. And you get to perform in two NYC comedy clubs!”
“A great way to gain confidence as a comedian and as a writer in general. And you get to perform in two NYC comedy clubs!”Jonathan CarverAttorneySTAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
“This course covered everything a new writer has to know, and even experienced writers can benefit by a refresher. From character development, plot, and setting all the way to style and voice, it was covered well with nothing left unturned!”
“This course covered everything a new writer has to know, and even experienced writers can benefit by a refresher. From character development, plot, and setting all the way to style and voice, it was covered well with nothing left unturned!”Susan McKieBusiness OwnerFICTION WRITING
“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
“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
“An exhilarating experience!”
“An exhilarating experience!”Pia CornaroCommunication TrainerFICTION WRITING
“This course offered a great outline of the aspects of screenwriting.”
“This course offered a great outline of the aspects of screenwriting.”John DiazStudentSCREENWRITING
“I learned several specifics about writing a novel, such as story drivers and presenting character attitude when writing description. I also feel far more confident on how to approach the writing of a novel—what essential elements I need to map out before getting to work on writing it.”
“I learned several specifics about writing a novel, such as story drivers and presenting character attitude when writing description. I also feel far more confident on how to approach the writing of a novel—what essential elements I need to map out before getting to work on writing it.”James HornbeckRetiredNOVEL WRITING
“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
“The most fun I've ever had in a writing class, and I've taken many.”
“The most fun I've ever had in a writing class, and I've taken many.”Lorrie GaultAdministrative AssistantHUMOR WRITING
“Very inspiring; I always started my homework on the bus, immediately after leaving class.”
“Very inspiring; I always started my homework on the bus, immediately after leaving class.”Victoria PorterMedical EditorFICTION WRITING
“The course is well-structured and moves swiftly through several topics to give a complete look at writing. The instructor showed expertise, professionalism, and interest in helping each classmate. Her lectures were well written and she challenged each of us. I am going to miss her.”
“The course is well-structured and moves swiftly through several topics to give a complete look at writing. The instructor showed expertise, professionalism, and interest in helping each classmate. Her lectures were well written and she challenged each of us. I am going to miss her.”James StarretteWoodworkerFICTION WRITING
“A must for newbie bloggers.”
“A must for newbie bloggers.”Jacquline HopsonNuclear ChemistHOW TO BLOG
“The instructor was very professional, very helpful, and very dedicated.”
“The instructor was very professional, very helpful, and very dedicated.”David Seaborn-JonesWriterHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“The teacher was a marvel, really committed and making the most of this forum. Her generosity and consistent interest in the students inspired me.”
“The teacher was a marvel, really committed and making the most of this forum. Her generosity and consistent interest in the students inspired me.”Sara FasyArtistMEMOIR WRITING
“At the end of class, I left with a head chock-full of ideas that I couldn't wait to use once I got home!”
“At the end of class, I left with a head chock-full of ideas that I couldn't wait to use once I got home!”Dawn Turzio-CampbellTeacherMEMOIR WRITING
“I have honestly found every week's lecture to be interesting, with something new and unexpected. I will return to the lectures long after the course has finished. It is just the most fantastic thing to be able to learn from an instructor in New York.”
“I have honestly found every week's lecture to be interesting, with something new and unexpected. I will return to the lectures long after the course has finished. It is just the most fantastic thing to be able to learn from an instructor in New York.”Margarita CrutchleyAssistant, Photo LibraryNONFICTION 101
“The instructor's extensive knowledge of travel writing and her professional experience were very valuable…”
“The instructor's extensive knowledge of travel writing and her professional experience were very valuable…”Lucia KeganStudentTRAVEL WRITING
“I learned the nuts and bolts of memoir. Specifically, I got connected to the process of writing, and the course took it out of the theoretical and made it real for me.”
“I learned the nuts and bolts of memoir. Specifically, I got connected to the process of writing, and the course took it out of the theoretical and made it real for me.”Drew HastingsPerforming Artist/WriterMEMOIR WRITING
“Very good intensive on setting up a blog.”
“Very good intensive on setting up a blog.”Catherine VitalePhotographer/bloggerHOW TO BLOG
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