Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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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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This course helped me sculpt and polish my work so that others might enjoy it, in print. Wish me luck!
Children’s Book Writing
Kathy Nieber-Lathrop
retired school counselor
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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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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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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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I was completely in awe of how the teacher skillfully worked with each of our writing pieces.
Children’s Book Writing
Joy Marcus
elementary school teacher
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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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It has everything you need to motivate you as a writer.
Children’s Book Writing
Suzanne Lituchy
elementary school teacher
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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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It helps you get into the psyche of the modern-day kid and tells you everything you need to include in your writing to impress the current generation.
Children’s Book Writing
Barkha Sheth
homemaker
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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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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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A delightful experience.
Children’s Book Writing
Francesca Stewart
sales
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I have taken many writing courses over the past few years, but this is the first that has ever inspired me to write every single day. This course helped me to stretch my writing muscles beyond anywhere they'd ever been before.
Children’s Book Writing
Lisa Benwitz
owner, court reporting firm
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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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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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Excellent. Inspiring. Motivating.
Children’s Book Writing
Faiza Ambah
filmmaker
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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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