Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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Best thing I've done for my writing career.
Children’s Book Writing
Jen Hill
illustrator
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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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It has everything you need to motivate you as a writer.
Children’s Book Writing
Suzanne Lituchy
elementary school teacher
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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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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 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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You might feel weird about an online class, in the sense that you may not get the same benefits as being in a classroom, BUT you get so much. Printable lectures, feedback, teacher accessibility and even a weekly lounge for touching base and meeting the others.
Children’s Book Writing
Suzanne Cerreta
actress
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Excellent. Inspiring. Motivating.
Children’s Book Writing
Faiza Ambah
filmmaker
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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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Effective and helpful like you can't imagine.
Children’s Book Writing
Cristine Richmond
theatrical/tv wardrobe asst.
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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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This course really helped move my understanding one step further.
Children’s Book Writing
Meera Feldberg
real estate assistant
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I love taking an online class! It is Sunday morning, my husband and children are still sleeping, the house is quiet, and I'm sitting here in my pajamas with a cup of coffee learning how to write! It's fantastic! There are too many places I have to be every week, and I can complete my course without leaving the house, whenever I want to.
Children’s Book Writing
Carol Krakower
speech-language pathologist
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