Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Great and informative!
TV Writing
Mel Bedford
television director
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The instructor's lightning passion for screenwriting made the class engaging every minute.
Screenwriting
Camile Sardina
freelance publicist and writer
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I thoroughly enjoyed learning about romance novels and was surprised to find them to be such a structured piece of art. The instructor illuminated the distinctions and difficulties inherent in romance writing. She also provided us with the resources to work on our craft and tips to avoid pitfalls that many writers fall into, especially the traps that come with this particular style of writing.
Romance Writing
Ryan Migge
transcriber
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Nothing about the course felt intimidating, yet the instructor and subjects/assignments were sophisticated and enormously fun.
Creative Writing 101
Susan D'Addario
sleep wellness coach
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A great first step to the writing experience, to get the creative juices flowing.
Creative Writing 101
Viv Garcia
retired
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This is a terrific opportunity to get in there and write in a supportive, engaging, constructive environment.
Memoir Writing
Maggie Morth
freelance copy editor
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The instructor was better than my college professors. He really cared about my writing and made suggestions to improve the content and flow of all my submissions. He was very inspiring and motivatingr!
Memoir Writing
Patricia Minichiello
communications Leader
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Take this class to learn the basics of writing. There are so many aspects to writing, some that I had never thought of. Extremely helpful!
Fiction Writing
Randi Millman-Brown
visual resources curator
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It is intoxicating to sit in a room full of passionate, imaginative people, all of whom are giving their creativity free rein.
Fiction Writing
Aileen Ruiz
City of New York, staff analyst
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You will leave a much more confident writer than when you began.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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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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This is an incredibly motivating class that focuses both on the tactics of getting a novel onto paper and the process of keeping those ideas flowing.
Novel Writing
John Adams
communications manager
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This course has changed my perspective on fiction.
Fiction Writing
Lauren Korrol
physician
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If you're looking for a challenging and fun overview of nonfiction writing, this is the class for you. Each week covers a different area of nonfiction, which means you get to try lots of different things, and hopefully find the one that speaks to you. I know more now than I did going in, and feel confident signing up for a more in-depth class on a particular area of nonfiction now, thanks to the great structure and teacher.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Piper Goodeve
audiobook narrator
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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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Serious, interactive introduction to the craft of mystery writing.
Mystery Writing
Charles Scoggin
physician-scientist/CEO
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I drove one and half hours each way for this course and I can't wait to do it again!
Creative Writing 101
Jamal Stroman
technical support
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This is the first class you want to take if you have a serious interest in writing creative nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Mimi Gupta
engineer/blogger
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Take it, take it, take it. It is lots of fun - you meet people of all ages, all walks of life from all over the world. The course is rich not only because of the excellent instructors but because of the fellow students!
Memoir Writing
Kay Berryman
retired
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Each prompt had me tapping into a keg of creativity that I never could have imagined.
Creative Writing 101
Steve Hotopp
quantitative analyst
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