Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I took the course because I hadn't written anything but a journal for 20 years. I wondered if I had skill and what kinds of writing I would enjoy, and now I have answers to those questions. It's a terrific course for anyone who wants to explore the basics of nonfiction writing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Margaret Hamilton
homemaker
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As a reader, you're familiar with the many forms of nonfiction, from reviews to essays. This course takes you "inside" them to learn and practice the characteristics of each.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Lynn Fantom
ad agency CEO
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Really effective at bumping up my own knowledge about the genre of Creative Nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Andrea Johnston
reading/writing teacher
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This course enabled me to take a quantum leap in the quality of my nonfiction writing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Freddi Steele
stained glass artist
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This is the perfect way to figure out what style of nonfiction writing you're most interested in pursuing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Elisabeth Norton
writer
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The course gave me a wonderful overview of a variety of styles. I learned the difference between a memoir and a personal essay, between feature journalism and hard news, how to profile someone, and how to format news articles.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Helen Aki
student
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This course is a little gem of mind expansion exercises.
Creative Nonfiction 101
David Graham
computer analyst
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Before taking the course, I did not fully understand the concept of "creative non-fiction". The course will open your eyes to its possibilities, as well as to your potential.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Lew Hoff
business owner (semi-retired)
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This course was a huge help in driving my confidence as a writer.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Maria Vitale
public relations coordinator
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This is the best writing class I’ve taken. The quality of instruction was superb, and the small class size allowed a lot of feedback.
Creative Nonfiction 101
David Marino
consultant
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This is the first class you want to take if you have a serious interest in writing creative nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Mimi Gupta
engineer/blogger
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It helps you distinguish between the various types of nonfiction writing to determine where you are on the spectrum and what to study next.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Brian Shannon
consultant
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A very inspiring and informative introduction to the foundation of several types of nonfiction writing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Clare Dodd
writer & social media manager
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Great introduction to the different styles of nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Lynn Fletcher
sommelier
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It allowed me to open up the creative side of myself that I often don't get to use in my Monday to Friday work life.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Ashlea Cook
registered nurse
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I really gives you a feel for and some practical practice with the different genres within creative nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Jacqueline Denton
full-time parent
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A very good intro to creative nonfiction with helpful prompts and exercises that will get you thinking about your writing in a new way.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Laura McCabe
legal assistant
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Really, really helpful. It's impacted my career.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Olayinka Ambali
editor
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A great overview of nonfiction writing genres and a chance to try your hand at all of them and see what you might like to delve deeper into.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Celeste Gventer
consultant
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I have honestly found every week's lecture to be interesting, with something new and unexpected. I will return to the lectures long after the course has finished. It is just the most fantastic thing to be able to learn from an instructor in New York.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Margarita Crutchley
assistant, photo library
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