Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A great introduction to stand-up, with the highlight being the show at the end.
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Dede Grenier
portfolio analyst
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This has been the most stimulating and worthwhile educational experience of my adult life.
Romance Writing
L. Sauda Underwood-Smith
college administrator
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I feel ignited by what I now know, and more hopeful that I will continue to write and learn.
Fiction Writing
Helen Merino
dog handler
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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.
Playwriting
Wendy Ouellette
stage manager
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The combination of writing exercises and group feedback gave me the direction I never experienced in any other writing class. This class and instructor inspired me to finally do what I’d dreamed about doing for years.
Fiction Writing
Gabriella Contestabile
training director
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The teaching is some of the very best I have ever experienced. Far superior to much of what was given to me in graduate school or seminary. The teacher is gifted, gracious, patient, perceptive, and makes the craft accessible and doable.
Fiction Writing
Thomas Farrington
writer
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A course with great content and a great instructor, that makes us love writing even more than we already do.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Maria Francisca Alegra Baptista
student
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The best writing class I've ever taken. Sign up now, like right now, before it fills up and you get wait listed.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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I came away from this class with a clear sense of my own process, strengths, and best practices as a collaborating songwriter.
Songwriting
Cristina Nocerino
data manager, publishing
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I didn't know I would get so much out of a course, much less an online one. This was not only my first writing class, but my first online class in general, and I'd recommend this to any of my friends and acquaintances who show an interest.
Fiction Writing
Heather Gadol
actress
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A great first step to the writing experience, to get the creative juices flowing.
Creative Writing 101
Viv Garcia
retired
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Thank you! This has been a life-changing course.
Fiction Writing
Dianna Garrigan
writer
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It opened my eyes, guided my concentration, and trained my hand.
Article Writing
Georgia Murray
freelance writer & playwright
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A perfect teacher. He was witty, and genuine, and smart, and brought odd things to his lectures to delight and challenge, to expand our sense of the possible in fiction.
Fiction Writing
Rhonda Shary
adjunct professor of english
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This class gets you writing, and wanting to write every week.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Sophie Haworth
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Science Fiction Writing I provided a wonderful step-by-step guide to the basics of writing compelling science fiction, covering everything from inventing a story line to plot and character development to the essentials of world-building. The class also propelled me into a community of writers, who bonded together in a supportive environment.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Laurie Pine
communications specialist
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It's a great motivating tool when you have a screenplay in your head that you need to write. This class will pull that story out of you and put it on a page.
Screenwriting
Sarah Coker
advertising writer
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I have always enjoyed writing, but I never had any focus. Now I feel like I am starting to find some direction.
Fiction Writing
Arnold Rothenberg
police officer
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The most practical and effective online fiction writing course I've ever taken.
Fiction Writing
Gary Bishop
entrepreneur
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A fabulous way to jumpstart your writing career and get that all important professional feedback necessary to improve and refine your skills.
Fiction Writing
Rosemary Jarrell
researcher
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