Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A fun and intriguing introductory course to children's writing that forces you to realize the amount of creativity and hard work that was poured into some of your favorite childhood stories.
Children’s Book Writing
Kera Morgan
public relations executive
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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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What I loved most about this course was the opportunity to expand my imagination.
Children’s Book Writing
Krista Granieri
teacher
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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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I would liken this class to an oasis for a weary desert nomad, a place that feeds, nourishes, and strengthens a writer's soul.
Children’s Book Writing
Judy Wang
photographer
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I have tried before to get a handle on the children's book writing process. I have taken a course elsewhere, read books, visited websites, and have been frustrated. I started in this course a little unsure, but finished with renewed confidence and an almost complete children's chapter book.
Children’s Book Writing
Julie Gay
college professor
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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 now my third class at Gotham and every teacher has been top notch.
Children’s Book Writing
Paula Heaphy
illustrator/textile designer
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This course gives you an opportunity to relive your childhood and use your imagination to its fullest capacity.
Children’s Book Writing
Ramon Taylor
television producer
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The teacher sparked parts of my imagination that I didn't know were there.
Children’s Book Writing
Michelle Pimentel
teacher
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Excellent. Inspiring. Motivating.
Children’s Book Writing
Faiza Ambah
filmmaker
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I went from nothing to having a full manuscript in a few weeks (even if not in final form). I'm very proud of that, and it wouldn't have happened without this class!
Children’s Book Writing
Danielle Mehta
branding consultant
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This course has been the X factor that I have been looking for to get me jump-started.
Children’s Book Writing
Georgia Mansur
artist (painter)
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Effective and helpful like you can't imagine.
Children’s Book Writing
Cristine Richmond
theatrical/tv wardrobe asst.
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An absolute necessity if you wish to become a children's books author.
Children’s Book Writing
Dino Bianchinotti
educator
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A wonderful introduction to the art of writing children's books.
Children’s Book Writing
Virginia Dunphy
elementary teacher
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A great way to amp up your writing. The time I spent online in my Gotham class was the greatest "me" time I've had in years--and my writing has improved exponentially!
Children’s Book Writing
Katherine Mills-Hernandez
teacher
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The best part was how the instructor brought it to life. He provided a safe environment to stretch and try things. His encouragement, constructive criticism and suggestions provided the basis for a complete and fun learning experience.
Children’s Book Writing
Denise Flannery
strategic Consultant
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I would definitely recommend Gotham as a way to start a writing journey, recommit yourself to writing, or to simply let your creative juices flow and imagination fly.
Children’s Book Writing
Samantha Lizzio
editorial assistant
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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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