Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This course increased my knowledge of the principles on which humor is based and gave me a host of resources from which to learn more.
Humor Writing
Alana Peters
solicitor
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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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The Gotham Fiction II class provides a precise distillation of the mechanics of craft, drilling down into concepts taught in Fiction I.
Fiction Writing
Gina Kim
writer
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This class was what I needed to reacquaint myself with the nuts and bolts of writing fiction. I was spending too much time reading fiction and telling myself, "I could write something better."
Fiction Writing
Mimi Kerr
librarian
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A wonderful course that teaches how to watch movies in a new way and is also instructive if you want to begin writing screenplays yourself.
Script Analysis
Emunah Herzog
registered nurse
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This course provided me a lot of insight into how the writing process works in romance novels and offered guidance on how to improve my manuscript.
Romance Writing
Dominique Gibson
teacher
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Having so many humor principles and techniques laid out in front of me gave me a broad palette I could play around with.
Humor Writing
Jodi Lustig
writer
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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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Super practical, a fantastic introduction, and very very useful. Plus, fun!
TV Writing
Lindsey Lewis
life coach
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Our instructor found immensely interesting and varied poems to stretch our minds and help develop our own poetry muscles.
Poetry Writing
violet samir
social work organization director
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As a must-take if one is at all interested in fiction writing.
Fiction Writing
Barry Gold
scientist & consultant
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It was an absolute thrill and quite inspirational.
Fiction Writing
Elise Brancheau
opera singer
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The thing about writing is that you just have to do it, and this class gives you the inspiration and the deadlines to get it done.
Creative Writing 101
Desiree Elsevier
musician
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This course will help you reevaluate everything you know about communication within a work space.
Business Writing
Krystine Gamoso
lead project manager
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A full house of all the things a writer needs to be a better writer.
Memoir Writing
Darrin Pruitt
public health preparedness
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Incredibly insightful if you are interested in learning what the reality of TV writing looks like.
TV Writing
Scott San Emeterio
investment banking
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The teacher is amazing. My work with her has led to several publishing credits and a much greater understanding and mastery of the craft.
Fiction Writing
Randall Brown
english teacher
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As a reader, you're familiar with the many forms of nonfiction, from reviews to essays. This course takes you "inside" them to learn and practice the characteristics of each.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Lynn Fantom
ad agency CEO
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This is a powerful way to work your way into the writer's world.
Creative Writing 101
Alfredo Maranca
lawyer
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A great experience that kept my brain working and my thoughts flowing.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Emily Houston
student
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