Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I shopped around quite a bit on the Web before signing up, and this class has exceeded my expectations and given me the impetus and confidence to keep writing. The site is very well organized and made the whole process enjoyable. I think Gotham has set the standard for what an online fiction writing class should be. I will be back for more!
Fiction Writing
David Krohne
editor
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Finally, I completed a short story!
Fiction Writing
Paula Nixon
accountant
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You will leave a much more confident writer than when you began.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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The instructor's clarity of criticism had to open the minds of everyone in the course.
Fiction Writing
Phillip Dibble
physician
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In this course, you get an MFA quality instructor and a very talented peer cohort.
Fiction Writing
Gregory Rizzoo
psychotherapist
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Try to imagine the Lord of the Rings trilogy without Gandalf. That's what my life was like before I met my instructor. I would say three words to anyone considering a Gotham course: Do it now!
Fiction Writing
Rois Beal
housewife
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I have already related to others my great experience in this course. It has been a real highlight of my year.
Fiction Writing
Kirk Mitchell
high school counselor
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I'm a writer in another sphere, and I was amazed that when we were going over things I knew from work, I was still excited and learning new angles.
Fiction Writing
Colin Healey
filmmaker/grant writer
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You learn a lot about fiction, the writing process...and yourself.
Fiction Writing
Tom Poldre
public relations executive
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I learned more than I anticipated and found a great group of people I hope to keep in touch with for a long time.
Fiction Writing
Nikki Bohorquez
UX freelancer
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The online format is very accommodating for those of us who struggle to 'find the time'. You will find yourself getting addicted to the course, anticipating the next assignment and critique every week.
Fiction Writing
Lisa Jones
director of controlling
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I wanted to understand more about the basics of writing fiction and this course not only taught me those things but also required me to do those things.
Fiction Writing
Susan Snedaker
IT director
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The recognition from your peers creates a brotherhood of words that makes you feel like you actually belong in this realm.
Fiction Writing
Anthony La Pira
office manager
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You are introduced to the basic tenents of fiction writing, but are allowed to attack them one at a time so that you aren't overwhelmed and can just let your ideas flow.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Feuerbach
freelance writer
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I was wary of signing up blindly to something on the Internet, but this is a real class that was far better than most I took in college and grad school. It was the creative writing class I always wanted to take but was too scared to show up for in person!
Fiction Writing
Lisa Bloom
broadcast journalist
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[The instructor] was informative and educational, yet fostered an atmosphere in the class that lead to creativity, open dialogue, and laughter.
Fiction Writing
Louis Bruno
Attorney
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This course made me a better writer, without a doubt.
Fiction Writing
Ari Loeb
circus performer
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A fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.
Fiction Writing
Celia Anderson
respiratory therapist
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Motivating, encouraging, and inspiring.
Fiction Writing
Yulia Vasiltsova
photographer
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I came out of the class with a short story that, after a few revisions, I will feel confident in submitting to a publication.
Fiction Writing
Mitch Herzog
attorney
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