Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This course taught me how to structure my inspired rambling into a coherent, potent piece of writing. I got a lot of information and great inspiration to continue some past projects and begin new ones.
Fiction Writing
Mark Hayes
actor/dancer
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This course will open your eyes to the difficulty of writing good poetry, which is the first step to actually writing good poetry.
Poetry Writing
Robert Hahn
attorney
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An exhilarating experience!
Fiction Writing
Pia Cornaro
communication trainer
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I really enjoyed it and learned a lot. In terms of my writing, it was a breakthrough experience for me. I started something that I think is my best work yet, and I hope to finish it within the next six months.
Fiction Writing
Vicki Norris
retired lawyer
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I could not have expected more from an instructor. She was not only skilled and knowledgeable in the subject matter, but she paid a level of attention to the needs of each student that is seldom found in an instructor in any venue.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Ben Tilley
retired
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This was a great leap into fiction for me.
Fiction Writing
David Riley
SVP business development
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An invaluable experience.
Fiction Writing
David Hines
municipal worker
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The teacher sparked parts of my imagination that I didn't know were there.
Children’s Book Writing
Michelle Pimentel
teacher
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Everything you need to know to get started as a feature journalist is covered in this course, including a lot of technical information that you might not realize you need to know.
Article Writing
Ashley Willhite
freelance writer
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A great self-journey that just happens to be taken with strangers who become friends and confidants.
Humor Writing
Jeffrey Strockbine
architect
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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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The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.
Poetry Writing
Will Upjohn
speech-language pathologist
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The best playwriting course I have ever taken. If I had another life to live, I would spend it as playwright. Yes, I was that inspired!
Playwriting
Judith Liberman
student
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You'll learn, you'll laugh, you'll grow...and best of all, you'll get to put your newly acquired wit to the test when you perform on two of New York's infamous comedy stages!
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Jody Young
consulting
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If someone wanted to start a blog this is a great way to get the basics.
Blog Basics
Jessica Alberti
independent writer/photographer
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I learned myriad of techniques to infuse humor into my writing.
Humor Writing
Keisha Barrow
law student
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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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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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An excellent intro to writing, a perfect means of getting my feet wet after years of not writing. No pressure, no painful assignments. Just a laid-back, supportive, and fun atmosphere.
Creative Writing 101
Andrea Shiffman
math teacher
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I learned the nuts and bolts of memoir. Specifically, I got connected to the process of writing, and the course took it out of the theoretical and made it real for me.
Memoir Writing
Drew Hastings
performing artist/writer
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