Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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 have always enjoyed writing, but I never had any focus. Now I feel like I am starting to find some direction.
Fiction Writing
Arnold Rothenberg
police officer
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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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When I signed up I was full of nerves and wondered if I'd have the courage to follow through. By the end of the course I felt inspired and excited and couldn't wait to write more.
Fiction Writing
Marisa Gorst
ballet dancer
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A great way to insert some discipline into my writing.
Fiction Writing
Kelly McCaleb
diplomat
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The instructor revealed her wisdom and compassion every week, taking the time to give specific feedback on student work.
Fiction Writing
Craig Mysliwczyk
teacher
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This class helped me to fall in love with writing. Before this class I had no experience with fiction writing and now I feel like I have a good set of skills to start writing on my own.
Fiction Writing
Atava Garcia Swiecicki
teacher
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This is, by far, the most exciting course I have ever taken!
Fiction Writing
Lucie Tanguay
marketing consultant
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The instructor was a smart, thoughtful, caring editor; deeply knowledgeable about world literature; a champion for his students; and a beautiful writer himself.
Fiction Writing
David Allyn
CEO, nonprofit
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The most fun three hours of my week, every week. In just a couple of months, I learned an incredible amount about the craft of fiction, and laughed heartily while doing it.
Fiction Writing
Dodd Ellsworth
software developer
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My friends know I lived for my course. I was always excited to be going to class, and always had a lot to think about afterwards.
Fiction Writing
Frances Samuels
freelance writer
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A great way to wake up and stretch your writing muscles.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Montross
landscape architect
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This was a wonderful experience and I have already signed up for my second class.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Perkins
wealth management
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This was a great leap into fiction for me.
Fiction Writing
David Riley
SVP business development
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If you want to be a writer, this is where you need to go.
Fiction Writing
Mary Wilkins
project manager
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This class made me dream, eat, and sleep with a creative eye toward the English language. And I loved being with the characters I created in my stories.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca McGown
educator/volunteer
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Even my editor, a former senior editor at Oxford University Press was taken aback by my satisfaction with the course. So, she's looking into herself.
Fiction Writing
Mia Hankins
writer
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You can feel the instructors presence and passion for writing.
Fiction Writing
Karlo Ohanian
caretaker
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Gotham Writers' Workshop takes full advantage of the strengths online learning has to offer. The Web site works beautifully, the structure is well thought out, and the content is outstanding.
Fiction Writing
Joanne Hus
illustrator & graphic designer
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