Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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.
Fiction Writing
Marisa Gorst
ballet dancer
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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!
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Jonathan Carver
attorney
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A to Z on mystery. I really liked the way this was organized, climaxing with the Business.
Mystery Writing
Lara Ruth
digital marketing
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The class is a nurturing environment and a wonderful place to practice and hone the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Tim Kenyon
college instructor
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If you want to write and receive interesting new approaches to writing, go! I learned more in the first two weeks than I did in all of college, and that cost $8,000 a semester!
Fiction Writing
Gwendolyn Armitage
student
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I am writing more now than I have in years and I look forward to taking another class soon.
Memoir Writing
Lisa Goris
production manager
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The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.
Poetry Writing
Will Upjohn
speech-language pathologist
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This course made me a better writer, without a doubt.
Fiction Writing
Ari Loeb
circus performer
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One of the best decisions I've ever made. Improved my writing incredibly.
Fiction Writing
Linda Burgess
waitress/bartender
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I would label this course "essential" for those wishing to avoid spending years wandering down blind literary alleyways.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Reader
english language teacher
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This is the best online course I have ever done. The way Gotham puts the lessons together and, more importantly, the weekly exercises and Booth projects, with comments not only from the teacher but also the class, is one of the most effective forms of learning one can experience.
Memoir Writing
Kashonia Carnegie
philosopher
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The course helps you immerse yourself in the cogs and gears of what makes for great SF.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Ashley Jacobs
physician
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All writers struggle in isolation so it's been buoying to connect with other writers in a non-competitive arena.
Mystery Writing
Nina Graci
journalist
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Phrases I would use are "achievable deadlines for working people", "constructive critiques from an eagle-eyed instructor" and "bloody good course". Am I allowed to swear?
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Reader
english language teacher
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This course was exactly what I needed. Now I feel so inspired and motivated to keep writing, hopefully to the point where I'll eventually complete my first book. The instructor's down-to-earth, informative, and very encouraging style of teaching made all the difference. Was well worth it. Can't wait to do it again!
Fiction Writing
Franca DiMaso
sales coordinator
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I had a great time studying TV and talking about it with other people who are passionate about it.
TV Writing
Robyn Gordon
technical writer
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Best thing I've done for my writing career.
Children’s Book Writing
Jen Hill
illustrator
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Exactly what I needed to get my script on track. I can't imagine having done it without the support from this class.
Screenwriting
Allie Scully
writer
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An inspirational experience, mind-expanding and unique.
Fiction Writing
Lori Cohen
attorney
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A community of intelligent, supportive writers with the best interest of the story at heart.
Fiction Writing
Erin Kidd
indie publisher
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