Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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 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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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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Best thing I've done for my writing career.
Children’s Book Writing
Jen Hill
illustrator
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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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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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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 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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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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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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A wonderful introduction to the art of writing children's books.
Children’s Book Writing
Virginia Dunphy
elementary 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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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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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 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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An excellent course to take if you want an overview of the field.
Children’s Book Writing
Rochelle Leal
teacher
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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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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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