Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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Very motivating, very well-organized, worth every penny.
Memoir Writing
Natalie Rowe
artist
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Our instructor was one of the most patient, thorough, and articulate teachers I've ever had. The amount of work she tackled—and the way she tackled it—was astounding. True grace under pressure.
Fiction Writing
Robert McGuill
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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I felt I stepped into a magical world inhabited by inspiring characters, ideas, writers and a very well-versed and supportive instructor.
Children’s Book Writing
Ioana Cristina Serban
ESL teacher
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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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Creative Writing 101 is a great way to dive into your creative side, even if you don't think you have much of one!
Creative Writing 101
Christina Haviland
environmental scientist
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I feel like I've made my story so much better in just a few short months. Thank you!
Children’s Book Writing
Colleen Craig
marketing research director
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The best investment I've made as a writer thus far.
Screenwriting
Tiffany Baugh
bank teller
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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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If you have always wanted to write a spec script, this class will give you the knowledge and structure to do it.
TV Writing
John Garrison
computer programmer
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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 program will give you increased confidence in your business writing ability. You will learn how to craft your messages to cause your intended impact, and discover your own personal, yet professional, style.
Business Writing
Ellyn Stein
executive development trainer
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I regained my confidence as a writer and remembered how much I enjoy writing creatively.
Creative Writing 101
Alicia Hempen
martial arts school owner
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What I liked most was how "real" the class and the instructor were--no cyberspace feeling. Communication was responsive, there was lots of interaction between instructor and students. I thought the whole thing was great.
Memoir Writing
Susan Jordan
attorney at law
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The instructor gave a complete and thorough class that hit upon the entire process of memoir writing. With almost every point she had an example that clearly illustrated the topic. The writing exercises were perfect and helped communicate the points even more.
Memoir Writing
Britta Larsen
advertising
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This course is really a great way to exercise your writing in a no-pressure environment. You can post your stories whenever, check back in for the instructor's feedback whenever, you can even skip a week if you prefer.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Bethany Sneathen
student
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Gotham has found the perfect balance of freedom, knowledge, insight, and support.
Fiction Writing
Mariana Frias Vega
audio engineer
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I've taken writing courses in college, adult education classes and a couple of writing workshops. Fiction Writing I at Gotham has been by far the most rewarding.
Fiction Writing
John Daley
cable television advertising
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Taking an online class was absolutely perfect for me. Fitting a student's life into family routine isn't always easy, but through the wonders of the Internet, I could log on whenever I had time. Contrary to my first belief, an online course can be a highly personal experience.
Fiction Writing
Grete Kempton
student
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