“Thank you! This has been a life-changing course.”
“Thank you! This has been a life-changing course.”Dianna GarriganWriterFICTION WRITING
“This is, by far, the most exciting course I have ever taken!”
“This is, by far, the most exciting course I have ever taken!”Lucie TanguayMarketing ConsultantFICTION WRITING
“An ideal way to fix a script that has problems that you are struggling with.”
“An ideal way to fix a script that has problems that you are struggling with.”Nancy BilyeauEditorSCREENWRITING
“I can't say enough about what this course has given me. The instructor was incredibly informative and articulate. I’m disappointed it's over.”
“I can't say enough about what this course has given me. The instructor was incredibly informative and articulate. I’m disappointed it's over.”Sabrina CohenInterior DesignerSCREENWRITING
“I learned how to see screenplays and movies with X-ray vision.”
“I learned how to see screenplays and movies with X-ray vision.”Jon MangionTeacherSCREENWRITING
“We were given clear, concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week.”
“We were given clear, concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week.”Miguel FerrerActorFICTION WRITING
“Before starting the course, I could not come up with a good plot, and had not written in a long time. After writing a few assignments, the ideas started coming fast and furious.”
“Before starting the course, I could not come up with a good plot, and had not written in a long time. After writing a few assignments, the ideas started coming fast and furious.”Pat ComleyIT ManagementCREATIVE WRITING 101
“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!
“By the last two classes you actually stand in front with a mic and the lights shining at you just like a club. You can do a routine in a real club with your other classmates (but only if you want to) and in my class everyone did it and enjoyed it.”
“By the last two classes you actually stand in front with a mic and the lights shining at you just like a club. You can do a routine in a real club with your other classmates (but only if you want to) and in my class everyone did it and enjoyed it.”Larry DeCatoStudentSTAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
“An exhilarating experience!”
“An exhilarating experience!”Pia CornaroCommunication TrainerFICTION 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
“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
“The Gotham Fiction II class provides a precise distillation of the mechanics of craft, drilling down into concepts taught in Fiction I.”
“The Gotham Fiction II class provides a precise distillation of the mechanics of craft, drilling down into concepts taught in Fiction I.”Gina KimWriterFICTION WRITING
“This is so much more than what you think Script Analysis would cover.”
“This is so much more than what you think Script Analysis would cover.”Anna MinasyanSociologistSCRIPT ANALYSIS
“I learned a great deal. I came into this class with an extremely limited knowledge of the business of selling a screenplay. I now have enough information to approach this aspect of writing with confidence.”
“I learned a great deal. I came into this class with an extremely limited knowledge of the business of selling a screenplay. I now have enough information to approach this aspect of writing with confidence.”Dan EmmersonGraphic ArtistHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“A great way to take an idea or a fledgling pilot and take it to the next level.”
“A great way to take an idea or a fledgling pilot and take it to the next level.”Lynn BakamjianGlobal Health ConsultantTV WRITING
“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
“This is less of a course, more of a life experience: an opportunity to perform in a real stand-up comedy show.”
“This is less of a course, more of a life experience: an opportunity to perform in a real stand-up comedy show.”Kerry WeinsteinLibrarianSTAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
“Gotham gave me my first glimpse into the world of screenwriting. Armed with that knowledge, I packed up and headed for Hollywood. In less than two years, I went from a student in the Screenwriting I class to staff writer on the highest-rated syndicated action hour of the season.”
“Gotham gave me my first glimpse into the world of screenwriting. Armed with that knowledge, I packed up and headed for Hollywood. In less than two years, I went from a student in the Screenwriting I class to staff writer on the highest-rated syndicated action hour of the season.”George StraytonStaff WriterSCREENWRITING
“The instructor illuminated some common writing components in a new and more useful way. Point of view, characterization, and style were suddenly much easier to understand than they had ever been for me.”
“The instructor illuminated some common writing components in a new and more useful way. Point of view, characterization, and style were suddenly much easier to understand than they had ever been for me.”Sarah Grant-KeelinPsychotherapistFICTION WRITING
“I have gained a better understanding of my abilities and where I need to concentrate my efforts. The instructor kept things light and understandable.”
“I have gained a better understanding of my abilities and where I need to concentrate my efforts. The instructor kept things light and understandable.”Mark FerraraPublishingFICTION WRITING
“I would recommend this course to anyone who is trying to learn the basics of screenwriting.”
“I would recommend this course to anyone who is trying to learn the basics of screenwriting.”Michelle MchattonInsurance AssistantSCREENWRITING
“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
“Even my editor, a former senior editor at Oxford University Press was taken aback by my satisfaction with the course. So, she's looking into herself.”
“Even my editor, a former senior editor at Oxford University Press was taken aback by my satisfaction with the course. So, she's looking into herself.”Mia HankinsWriterFICTION WRITING
“Writing was something I always thought was an unreachable talent. Now I've learned to do it, not dream about it.”
“Writing was something I always thought was an unreachable talent. Now I've learned to do it, not dream about it.”elizabeth connaughtonArt DirectorFICTION WRITING
“A fantastic overview into the world of freelancing that goes beyond simply writing query letters; it deals with the actual process of making contact as well as business considerations.”
“A fantastic overview into the world of freelancing that goes beyond simply writing query letters; it deals with the actual process of making contact as well as business considerations.”Shari RomarTechnical WriterHIT SEND: PUBLISHING SHORT NONFICTION
“Very positive introduction to the basics of mystery novel writing.”
“Very positive introduction to the basics of mystery novel writing.”Noreen ConnellRetiredMYSTERY WRITING
“It's a very effective way of learning how to write screenplays—by reading, watching, and discussing other people's produced work.”
“It's a very effective way of learning how to write screenplays—by reading, watching, and discussing other people's produced work.”Antonio CardosoGraduate StudentSCRIPT ANALYSIS
“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
“If you need to know anything pertaining to the business, this is the course you need to take.”
“If you need to know anything pertaining to the business, this is the course you need to take.”Kathleen StalfordProduction Program ManagerHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“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
“Online courses are great. I could access my course materials anytime and anywhere; whenever it was convenient for me. It brought the classroom right into my own living room.”
“Online courses are great. I could access my course materials anytime and anywhere; whenever it was convenient for me. It brought the classroom right into my own living room.”Colleen O'KeefeAssociate Marketing ManagerREADING FICTION
“This course filled in a lot of blanks for me.”
“This course filled in a lot of blanks for me.”Valerie CoyleMagazine EditorSCREENWRITING
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