Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Great for anyone who wants to get their speculative fiction story idea off the ground.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Chris Roberts
art director
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It was an extremely rewarding experience—well organized, managed, and executed. I would like to take some other courses organized along the same lines. There were no negatives worth mentioning. I will recommend it highly to others. A superb class!
Poetry Writing
R. Stephen Rasin
corporate president and venture capitalist
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An action-oriented approach to songwriting where you'll learn to pay better attention to your writing, be pressured to produce work, get quality feedback about your songs, and learn ways to tap into an actual career in music/songwriting.
Songwriting
Daniel Zimmerman
marketing manager
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Every class was something new. I was never bored.
Fiction Writing
Shirley Thomas
administrative coordinator
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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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I loved the corps of writers. We became a family during one of the craziest times in history. Each had various tales to tell that helped us to learn what we've overcome.
Memoir Writing
Theresa Lindsay
minister
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I felt a sense of freedom in a space that was non-judgmental. That was crucial for me as someone who doesn't have any experience writing.
Creative Writing 101
Ebony Johnson
legislative coordinator
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Great intro course to article writing. I can honestly say that I now look at an article in a newspaper or magazine in a completely different light!
Article Writing
Rupina Meer
freelance corporate writer
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I heartily recommend Gotham Writers' Workshop screenwriting workshops. Their reputation for providing expert instruction, small class size, and extensive student-teacher interaction is unbeatable.
Screenwriting
Frank Colin
vice president
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You are introduced to the basic tenents of fiction writing, but are allowed to attack them one at a time so that you aren't overwhelmed and can just let your ideas flow.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Feuerbach
freelance writer
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This is the best course I have ever taken, and since I have a master's degree, I have taken hundreds of courses.
Fiction Writing
Heather Stone
VP of marketing and sales
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A great way to get yourself going with a screenwriting idea.
Screenwriting
Mike Brewster
marketing and communications
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A great starting point to learning about the ins and out of being a TV script writer.
TV Writing
Twanna Toliver
digital marketing specialist
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A structured yet fun approach to firing one's creative synapses.
Creative Writing 101
PF Wills
organizational change manager
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A great way to dive into that script idea you've been kicking around in your head for far too long.
Screenwriting
Melvin Lima
actor/writer
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I rode the train home scribbling ideas in a notebook. The next morning I got up and wrote another chapter of an easy-reader book I'm experimenting with. As I wrote, I thought about all I'd learned in class about character development, believable dialogue, confict and resolution, and making the whole thing interesting to a youngster. I can't think of a better investment of my time than to spend a Saturday in this class!
Children’s Book Writing
Linda Post
corporate communications
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It was not only a comprehensive overview and introduction to the world of children's literature and publishing, but also one of the most clear, thorough and informative guides to writing and, more importantly, storytelling that I have ever encountered.
Children’s Book Writing
Megan Gruver
children's media researcher
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This course set me in the right direction for creating a workflow for writing. Previously, I would just begin to write and meander around, pulling in details and inner thoughts for my characters, but never really going anywhere. Now, I have a plan in place for structuring a plot and giving myself a roadmap to use as a reference when I'm writing out scenes.
Plot
Caitlin McKenna
software developer
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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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This course was more than a writing class--it was a writing circle--a place where writers who care deeply about their craft come together to practice and refine it.
Article Writing
Bonnie Walker
attorney
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