Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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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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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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An absolute necessity if you wish to become a children's books author.
Children’s Book Writing
Dino Bianchinotti
educator
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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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A wonderful introduction to the art of writing children's books.
Children’s Book Writing
Virginia Dunphy
elementary teacher
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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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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 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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An excellent course to take if you want an overview of the field.
Children’s Book Writing
Rochelle Leal
teacher
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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 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 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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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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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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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 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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