Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I was surprised at how everything worked exactly as it was supposed to. Too often there are frustrating gliches in technology-oriented things—none with Gotham Writers' Workshop!
How To Get Published
Renee Domogauer
ESOL teacher
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This course lifted me up, introduced me to some incredibly talented people, and gave me a forum to do what I love. It was an inspiration.
Fiction Writing
Joanna Pellecchia
financial industry
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Invaluable.
Hit Send: Publishing Short Nonfiction
Catherine Stewart
freelance writer
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The instructor makes the class material very fun and interesting with real world scenarios.
Business Writing
Peggy Lee
music teacher
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It's awe-inspiring how much we can grow when we're surrounded by other writers and avid readers who lift each other up with encouragement and constructive critism.
Fiction Writing
Isabelle Felix
psychology research assistant
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The instructor provided an invaluable insider's point of view…. This Gotham class allowed me to take part in dialogues with people from Croatia to Washington State, on topics from an encounter with Mother Theresa to peddling a pedicab in California. I loved the disparate points of view and the extravagant variety of travel experiences that were shared online!
Travel Writing
Teri Albert
writer
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If you've ever had a voice somewhere inside you, urging you to give this a try, if for no other reason than to say you tried, this is a wonderful way to do it.
Fiction Writing
Stuart Hill
copywriter
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This course was a game-changer in the beginning of this life chapter for me as a writer.
Memoir Writing
Wendy Timmons
producer
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A fantastic way to dip your toes into the world of writing. This was really the best money I've spent in a long time and I plan to take another course next session.
Fiction Writing
Joy Victory
health editor
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If you're the least bit interested in writing articles, take this course.
Article Writing
Del-Mia Strickland
manicurist
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A soul searching, cathartic, life changing, validating experience that was way more than just a writing course.
Memoir Writing
Chantal Hewitt
nanny
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The most fun three hours of my week, every week. In just a couple of months, I learned an incredible amount about the craft of fiction, and laughed heartily while doing it.
Fiction Writing
Dodd Ellsworth
software developer
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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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The class is a gateway to a new or renewed commitment to your writing and to yourself.
Creative Writing 101
Pamela Ouellette
speech language pathologist
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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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An inspirational, once in a life time opportunity to overcome any fear and anxiety of your personal writing skills.
Fiction Writing
Timothy Kirkpatrick
HR director
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The perfect community to refine your talent, fill in the spaces, give you confidence, renew your imagination and give you the knowledge and tools to set you firmly on the road to become a successful writer.
Fiction Writing
Beth Hegy
massage therapist
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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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The instructor's clarity of criticism had to open the minds of everyone in the course.
Fiction Writing
Phillip Dibble
physician
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This course is for writers who want to be authors and realize that to do that they need to dedicate themselves to regularly writing, regular honest critiquing, and continuous learning about their writing process.
Children’s Book Writing
Wendy LeBolt
exercise physiologist
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