Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This worked really well for me. What an incredibly cool thing for those of us who are isolated by either time or place to be able to take an online class.
Children’s Book Writing
Candace Chase
stay-at-home mother
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I really loved the experience of the online class. I will definitely take more classes in the future.
Children’s Book Writing
Aimee Dale
mother
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The online class was fantastic for time management. I had a newborn baby when I started the class, and my friends thought I was crazy studying when my daughter was so young, but the online class allowed me to study while she was sleeping. It gave me the perfect balance without the pressure of having to attend class each week.
Children’s Book Writing
Stephanie Salisbury
business analyst
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I learned all of the basics of children's book writing, from plot to description to characterization to targeting. I feel that I understand the whole enterprise better.
Children’s Book Writing
Kathy Esson
social researcher
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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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I learned exactly what I wanted to know: "How to get started"…what to look for, work on, and how to get organized.
Children’s Book Writing
Tracey Brant
executive secretary
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This course has really helped me to get started writing stories for children. Since taking the course, I have already submitted a story. I could not have gotten to this point without the instructor's help or the class' comments.
Children’s Book Writing
Karen Jones
writer
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The teacher is clearly passionate and dedicated to the subject matter. Her years of experience provided insights I could not have gained elsewhere.
Children’s Book Writing
Jackie Gibbs
social worker
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You offer the best writing classes in New York City. Gotham guided me through my apprenticeship and made me a journeyman writer.
Children’s Book Writing
Gilbert Sprague
children's book author
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I finally wrote the story for children that I have wanted to write for years. I had characters that I had illustrated a couple of years back and I had wanted to write a story to put them in. This course inspired me to do that. I have a little more editing to do, and then I plan to try and get it published. This was an excellent experience.
Children’s Book Writing
Joanna Friedman
acupuncturist
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The instructor took the mystery out of writing, but not the magic.
Children’s Book Writing
Karin Hogan
marketing consultant
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The instructor really illuminated the ins and outs of children's book writing and also opened my eyes to a whole plethora of kids' books.
Children’s Book Writing
Heather Chaet
student
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I learned the ABC's of children's book writing.
Children’s Book Writing
Rachel Cohen
magazine writer
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Taking a course online is the best thing I have ever done along these lines. This course offered me great insight and positive answers to many questions I have wondered about.
Children’s Book Writing
Colleen Becker
mother, housewife
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This course was helpful in explaining the different types of children's books one can write and clarifying what age-group each targets.
Children’s Book Writing
Jennifer Alexander
fundraiser
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Taking the online class ended up being much better than I expected. I was afraid I wouldn't have the one-on-one that a live class has. To my surprise it was set up so that it was very personalized. It was a great experience for me, and I would recommend it to everyone.
Children’s Book Writing
Jacque Folts
manager of marketing & public relations
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My understanding of writing has grown tremendously, as has my desire to write meaningful and entertaining books for children.
Children’s Book Writing
Erica Farr
mother & homemaker
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I had never worked with the idea of children's literature and was nervous about what language to use, how detailed to be, et cetera. Both from the instructor and other students, I learned more about "less is more," and how to describe without adjectives.
Children’s Book Writing
Noreen Napolitano
computer software support
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