“I basically learned the rules of the game. It's not enough to want to write a book...one must know what to do with it afterward, and this course definitely illuminated that for me.”
“I basically learned the rules of the game. It's not enough to want to write a book...one must know what to do with it afterward, and this course definitely illuminated that for me.”Alexia Maria Di FabioStudentHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“The instructor was informed, funny, down-to-earth, encouraging, and interesting.”
“The instructor was informed, funny, down-to-earth, encouraging, and interesting.”Kathy HalvorsonMusicianSCREENWRITING
“This course has been the X factor that I have been looking for to get me jump-started.”
“This course has been the X factor that I have been looking for to get me jump-started.”Georgia MansurArtist (Painter)CHILDREN'S BOOK WRITING
“I love every aspect of the online classes as you present them. This is my second one and I am thoroughly impressed with the quality of content, scope of topics, and with the high quality of instruction. The classes even allow for interaction with other class members via the weekly chats and email networking. This is an excellent educational experience. I plan to continue with other classes in the near future. Bravo!”
“I love every aspect of the online classes as you present them. This is my second one and I am thoroughly impressed with the quality of content, scope of topics, and with the high quality of instruction. The classes even allow for interaction with other class members via the weekly chats and email networking. This is an excellent educational experience. I plan to continue with other classes in the near future. Bravo!”Rosemarie FerraraHigh School PrincipalMYSTERY 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
“Hands down, the most valuable learning experience I could have hoped for as an aspiring writer.”
“Hands down, the most valuable learning experience I could have hoped for as an aspiring writer.”Lara MitchellPolice And Fire DispatcherROMANCE WRITING
“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 students were inspirational, from different age groups with different back grounds. The class atmosphere was open and welcome for anyone to express their opinions.”
“The students were inspirational, from different age groups with different back grounds. The class atmosphere was open and welcome for anyone to express their opinions.”Takako SatoReal Estate Broker CREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“A very in-depth, intellectually stimulating and mind-opening experience with a lot of good psychology lessons.”
“A very in-depth, intellectually stimulating and mind-opening experience with a lot of good psychology lessons.”Lori CohenAttorneyCHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
“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
“As a reader, you're familiar with the many forms of nonfiction, from reviews to essays. This course takes you "inside" them to learn and practice the characteristics of each.”
“As a reader, you're familiar with the many forms of nonfiction, from reviews to essays. This course takes you "inside" them to learn and practice the characteristics of each.”Lynn FantomAd Agency CEOCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“I have greatly expanded my knowledge of poetic techniques and... the richness and possibilities of the poetic form.”
“I have greatly expanded my knowledge of poetic techniques and... the richness and possibilities of the poetic form.”Phil RobertsPublic ServantPOETRY WRITING
“I’ve taken many writing workshops since the age of 20, and this was the best I ever participated in.”
“I’ve taken many writing workshops since the age of 20, and this was the best I ever participated in.”Erin DowPublic Interest LawyerMEMOIR WRITING
“I've been a Gotham student for a year now, and I'm amazed at how much my story writing has improved. My instructor has been a very important part of that improvement. I've matured as a writer, and that inspires me to write more.”
“I've been a Gotham student for a year now, and I'm amazed at how much my story writing has improved. My instructor has been a very important part of that improvement. I've matured as a writer, and that inspires me to write more.”Pete GrellaEngineerFICTION WRITING
“A full house of all the things a writer needs to be a better writer.”
“A full house of all the things a writer needs to be a better writer.”Darrin PruittPublic Health PreparednessMEMOIR WRITING
“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
“The class is a nurturing environment and a wonderful place to practice and hone the craft of screenwriting.”
“The class is a nurturing environment and a wonderful place to practice and hone the craft of screenwriting.”Tim KenyonCollege InstructorSCREENWRITING
“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
“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
“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
“I stopped thinking about writing and simply wrote. I've gained a sense of fearlessness.”
“I stopped thinking about writing and simply wrote. I've gained a sense of fearlessness.”Scott BarrowAssistant Production ManagerSCREENWRITING
“The Travel Writing course is an uplifting journey that helps aspiring writers identify the different aspects of travel writing.”
“The Travel Writing course is an uplifting journey that helps aspiring writers identify the different aspects of travel writing.”Jason Emilio RodriguezGovernment Public ServiceTRAVEL WRITING
“Thanks for an amazing online class. It was by far the best writing class that I’ve ever taken and right up there among the best classes of any kind I’ve ever taken as well.”
“Thanks for an amazing online class. It was by far the best writing class that I’ve ever taken and right up there among the best classes of any kind I’ve ever taken as well.”Liz DuffyFoundation ExecutiveCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“I am just getting back into writing after being away from it for 25 years. The course helped to refresh my memory and to pinpoint the weak and strong areas in my writing.”
“I am just getting back into writing after being away from it for 25 years. The course helped to refresh my memory and to pinpoint the weak and strong areas in my writing.”Mary JonesCFOFICTION WRITING
“The instructor had an excellent command of the material and conveyed it well. I learned a great deal about "world building" in Science Fiction, and how to stretch my creative imagination in ways that fit a story structure.”
“The instructor had an excellent command of the material and conveyed it well. I learned a great deal about "world building" in Science Fiction, and how to stretch my creative imagination in ways that fit a story structure.”Ann SaccomanoStudentSCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY WRITING
“A real-world look at the business of writing for television that gave me the tools and motivation to write my first spec script. I'm confident that I can use what I learned to break into the industry.”
“A real-world look at the business of writing for television that gave me the tools and motivation to write my first spec script. I'm confident that I can use what I learned to break into the industry.”Chris NeymanCommercial Music ComposerTV WRITING
“An absolute necessity if you wish to become a children's books author.”
“An absolute necessity if you wish to become a children's books author.”Dino BianchinottiEducatorCHILDREN'S BOOK WRITING
“This class was amazing. I learned so much and to my suprise, started writing songs after the first class.”
“This class was amazing. I learned so much and to my suprise, started writing songs after the first class.”Sari KesslerJazz SingerSONGWRITING
“If I go on to be a successful published writer, and I will, it will be because of the Gotham classes I took.”
“If I go on to be a successful published writer, and I will, it will be because of the Gotham classes I took.”Bhyl HughesBusiness ExecutiveCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“This course has given me the boost of self-confidence that I desperately needed.”
“This course has given me the boost of self-confidence that I desperately needed.”Joni ShavlikPersonal Trainer/Aerobic InstructorFICTION WRITING
“The group feedback really helped me to hone my script.”
“The group feedback really helped me to hone my script.”Melanie BatesWriterSCREENWRITING
“I had a great time and found it to be very useful when trying to break out of my shell.”
“I had a great time and found it to be very useful when trying to break out of my shell.”Lisa MitchellNationwide Claims CSRCREATIVE WRITING 101
“I enjoyed all seven hours and the class has really got me excited about enrolling in the ten week course. It was a great experience.”
“I enjoyed all seven hours and the class has really got me excited about enrolling in the ten week course. It was a great experience.”Michael SabatinoStudentCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“A structured approach to breaking down humor writing to its basics so you know how to build it yourself.”
“A structured approach to breaking down humor writing to its basics so you know how to build it yourself.”Brad McMillenInternet Ad Agency OwnerHUMOR WRITING
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