Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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Really, really helpful. It's impacted my career.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Olayinka Ambali
editor
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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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If you're looking for a challenging and fun overview of nonfiction writing, this is the class for you. Each week covers a different area of nonfiction, which means you get to try lots of different things, and hopefully find the one that speaks to you. I know more now than I did going in, and feel confident signing up for a more in-depth class on a particular area of nonfiction now, thanks to the great structure and teacher.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Piper Goodeve
audiobook narrator
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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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The course is perfect for someone with little or no knowledge of the different types of nonfiction. It gives you a concise, basic understanding of each genre and the basics of how to write in that genre.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Shelley Belgard
textbook editor
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The course gave me the means to make my writing sharper, better paced, and more persuasive.
Creative Nonfiction 101
David Goldman
psychiatrist
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It was a great course. I learned a lot about myself as a writer, and I felt my work tighten up noticeably. I was able to focus on writing and not fear it.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Stacey E Scott
investment banking
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I became better acquainted with the different types of nonfiction writing, and I learned a great deal about my strengths and weaknesses. It has given me an excellent foundation on which to continue to improve my craft as a writer.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Patricia Garrison
public relations executive
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This is probably the most productive, well-organized class I've ever taken. My intimidations quickly vanished and I really learned.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Kimberly Haynes-Peterson
advertising
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The instructor created a nurturing and caring environment where it felt safe to open up.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Deidre Johnson-Cane
physical therapist
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The course has helped me flesh out where I want to go as a fledgling writer.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Angela Billings
health and fitness
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The online class experience has literally changed my life. I now see myself as a writer. Thanks to the support and guidance I received from my Gotham instructor and my classmates, I now have the courage and confidence to begin the long process of submitting my work.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Jill Saigusa
homemaker/teacher
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This course expanded my knowledge of all the different types of nonfiction writing, also giving me many useful insider tips.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Lisa Caputo
student
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The instructor took me in new directions with her unexpected candor, high expectations, and thorough preparations.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Kathleen Watt
graphic arts
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This course permits those of us stuck in the hinterland to get a glimpse of the real world of writing. Short of moving to New York City, the course could not be much better. Forbes was right!
Creative Nonfiction 101
Marvin Wilson
student
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Thanks for an amazing online class. It was by far the best writing class that I’ve ever taken and right up there among the best classes of any kind I’ve ever taken as well.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Liz Duffy
foundation executive
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I learned writing techniques, how to more objectively view my own work, to be persistent in rewriting, to avoid generalizing, the importance of good description...the list goes on and on.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Gerald Hale
student
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I really prefer the online format. It requires you to to be more thoughtful and articulate about what you are trying to say—especially when reviewing other classmates' work.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Virginia Glenn
marketing consultant
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