Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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An excellent introduction to children's books, even for those well-versed in other styles of writing.
Children’s Book Writing
Rose McAdoo
event coordinator
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This course will teach you what makes video game narratives tick, from types of narrative structures to various scene styles used to convey plot information. It will also give you real insight into the gaming industry and what is economically and technically possible to create.
Video Game Writing
Kimberly Korioth
writer
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Serious, interactive introduction to the craft of mystery writing.
Mystery Writing
Charles Scoggin
physician-scientist/CEO
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Pen on Fire has showed me how to get over many of the hurdles, that have stunted my growth as a writer.
Pen on Fire
Don Shelly
construction equipment operator
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Informative, exciting, and amazing.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Muse Yip
student
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This course focuses on real-to-life scenarios and exercises to help you find clear language for the needs of you and your business.
Business Writing
Marissa Robles
marketing/communications
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If the memories inside your head are as cluttered and chaotic as all those photos you still haven't put into albums, this course is a good way to start imposing some structure on them.
Memoir Writing
Suzanne Lamuniere
IT purchasing coordinator
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The course breaks down the anatomy of what makes a good story. By the end of the class you have the basic framework for developing a full-bodied article.
Article Writing
Rafael Roy
photojournalist
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A great way to amp up your writing. The time I spent online in my Gotham class was the greatest "me" time I've had in years--and my writing has improved exponentially!
Children’s Book Writing
Katherine Mills-Hernandez
teacher
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A great overview of the basics of playwriting. but the key was the instructor's feedback, which was supportive yet deeply insightful and constructive.
Playwriting
Heather Antonissen
communicationsspecialist
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An incredibly helpful course to get yourself writing and thinking about important concepts that you will explore for the rest of your writing life.
Creative Writing 101
Deenah Shutzer
teacher
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A wonderful forum to share and workshop humor writing.
Humor Writing
Stefanie Forman
public relations/public affairs
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The teacher is great at workshopping material. He helps craft jokes while allowing students to keep their own voice.
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Richard Dery
teacher
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Heady, exciting, and extremely beneficial. Our classes always had a perfect balance of critique, praise, and instruction.
Fiction Writing
Chad Brinkman
guest teaching artist, NYU
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An excellent course to take if you want an overview of the field.
Children’s Book Writing
Rochelle Leal
teacher
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Finally, I completed a short story!
Fiction Writing
Paula Nixon
accountant
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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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It's all about discussing the craft and workshopping a piece that you want to see in stellar form.
Fiction Writing
Kimberly Kreines
creative writing tutor
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Fun, engaging, stimulating. I can definitely see how incorporating these techniques into my "writing life" will help me a lot.
The Writer’s Mind
Lisa Thompson
physician
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Our class participants had a wide range of writing experience, and personalities, and the teacher was effective at engaging every single person during each class.
Memoir Writing
Kathryn Foreman
marketing director
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