Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This course is for writers who want to be authors and realize that to do that they need to dedicate themselves to regularly writing, regular honest critiquing, and continuous learning about their writing process.
Children’s Book Writing
Wendy LeBolt
exercise physiologist
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Best thing I've done for my writing career.
Children’s Book Writing
Jen Hill
illustrator
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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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The class exceeded my expectations. It was extremely helpful and informative in ALL areas, and I learned a great deal from the instructor on Children's Literature in general.
Children’s Book Writing
Chris Lombardi
mortgage broker
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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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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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This class taught me so much about the craft of writing children's books. It grew my love of books even more!
Children’s Book Writing
Maria Hanley
early childhood dance educator
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A delightful experience.
Children’s Book Writing
Francesca Stewart
sales
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Gotham took me from thinking about writing a children's book to actually writing one.
Children’s Book Writing
Kimberly Huaranga
vice principal for athletics
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The teacher is not a pushover, but she definitely is an encourager. She offers sage advice, honest criticism, and a wealth of knowledge from her personal experiences as a published author.
Children’s Book Writing
Robin Nielsen
wife/mother/grandmother/business owner
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An excellent course to take if you want an overview of the field.
Children’s Book Writing
Rochelle Leal
teacher
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The course introduced the skill of writing for children in a very comprehensible and exciting way. Almost a must if you're serious about children's writing.
Children’s Book Writing
John Dahlgren
psychologist
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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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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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An excellent introduction to children's books, even for those well-versed in other styles of writing.
Children’s Book Writing
Rose McAdoo
event coordinator
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I felt I stepped into a magical world inhabited by inspiring stories, ideas, writers, and a very well-versed and supportive instructor.
Children’s Book Writing
Ioana Cristina Serban
ESL teacher
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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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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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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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This class gives you the tools, confidence and opportunity to kick off your children's book project.
Children’s Book Writing
Meg Wheeler
international tax accountant
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