Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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I entered this course having no idea how to write a children's book, or what was involved with the process. This class gave me the knowledge I was looking for, and pointed me in the right direction.
Children’s Book Writing
Kelley Diekman
sales
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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