Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This course de-codes creative nonfiction and teaches real world techniques that writers can use, not only to be better at the craft, but to also navigate the business of writing creative non-fiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Michelle McAfee
songwriter/photographer
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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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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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Great overview of various types of creative nonfiction from a seasoned professional.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Alynn Beyder
product marketing manager
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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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I enjoyed all seven hours and the class has really got me excited about enrolling in the ten week course. It was a great experience.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Michael Sabatino
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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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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For the first time, the different genres of nonfiction defined themselves in my mind.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Jamieson Haverkampf
freelance writer
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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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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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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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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 Web site is a marvel. It works seamlessly.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Earl Pye
chemistry professor
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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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I found the online format to be quite valuable as it allowed me to participate when I really didn't have the time. By freeing me from scheduled participation, I could stay current with the lectures and work at odd hours.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Howard Greenhalgh
chief, records management
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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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This course and the instructor gave me the push and the skills that I needed to work toward completing my first book.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Dorothy Sims
public relations director
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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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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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