Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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A fun introduction to the elements that come together to make a successful screenplay.
Screenwriting
Sarah Parvis
book editor
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The course places you in the world of screenwriting for a period of 10 weeks and is the perfect platform to share ideas, meet new people, and receive valuable feedback.
Screenwriting
Joseph Canaday
academic director
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A great overview and a chance to try your hand at a variety of essay styles.
Essay & Opinion Writing
Nonna Noto
retired economist
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It opens your eyes to how different people will view your work.
Poetry Writing
Alden Masonis
strategic consultant pharma
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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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A fantastic crash course in the basics of TV writing.
TV Writing
Michael Davis
writer/writing instructor
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An incredible eye-opening experience that everyone should try at least once.
Creative Writing 101
Miranda Madrazo
special education teacher
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I walked away a much better writer and reader, ready to jump into my first novel!
Fiction Writing
Stefany Samp
audit manager
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Take this course and you'll be amazed at the incredible tools you can use to give your writing experience a great start.
Screenwriting
Marco Rodríguez
creative consultant
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I was thrilled to "meet" my fellow classmates through the bio/introduction the very first week because it made me feel as if I was in an actual classroom.
Fiction Writing
Robin Nielsen
small business owner
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This course de-codes creative nonfiction and teaches real world techniques that writers can use, not only to be better at the craft, but to also navigate the business of writing creative non-fiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Michelle McAfee
songwriter/photographer
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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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That I was able to choose from the faculty someone relevant to my work—and who proved himself to be exceedingly capable as an instructor—was a ringing endorsement for Gotham Writers.
Fiction Writing
Michael Connors
Nonprofit CEO
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The instructor created an atmosphere of trust and helped students grow as writers and thinkers.
Memoir Writing
Mary Ellen Murray
tutor
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In just ten weeks, my understanding of film and what makes a good story has changed and evolved, and I feel well-prepared to write a far more compelling story now.
Screenwriting
Judy Chapman
editor
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I was amazed by the teacher's ability to create a personal bond with each of us.
Fiction Writing
Meredith Trunkett
entrepreneur/mom
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A great way to get your writing juices flowing!
Playwriting
Aleta Lafargue
actress
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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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This was one of the most enjoyable and expertly directed classes I have ever taken. I look forward to being in one of this instructor's classes again.
Novel Writing
Sebastian Mondrone
teacher
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