Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A Gotham class will introduce you to a highly-motivated group of writers, led by a perceptive instructor, all of whom will help you look at your work in a new light.
Fiction Writing
Daniel Brody
broadcast engineer
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An inspirational experience, mind-expanding and unique.
Fiction Writing
Lori Cohen
attorney
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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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A triple threat of relevant content, challenging and rewarding assignments and invaluable feedback.
Fiction Writing
Cathy Greenland
development director
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Taking an online class was absolutely perfect for me. Fitting a student's life into family routine isn't always easy, but through the wonders of the Internet, I could log on whenever I had time. Contrary to my first belief, an online course can be a highly personal experience.
Fiction Writing
Grete Kempton
student
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This is a great course, keeps your mind engaged and your fingers typing.
Fiction Writing
Cindy Salyers
pilot
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GWW is the best online writing class I've found.
Fiction Writing
Richard Brooks
television producer
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Probably the smartest thing I have done with my spare time in many years.
Fiction Writing
Phil Fryberger
financial consultant
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Gotham has found the perfect balance of freedom, knowledge, insight, and support.
Fiction Writing
Mariana Frias Vega
audio engineer
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Our instructor was one of the most patient, thorough, and articulate teachers I’ve ever had.
Fiction Writing
Robert McGuill
writer
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The perfect community to refine your talent, fill in the spaces, give you confidence, renew your imagination and give you the knowledge and tools to set you firmly on the road to become a successful writer.
Fiction Writing
Beth Hegy
massage therapist
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I feel ignited by what I now know, and more hopeful that I will continue to write and learn.
Fiction Writing
Helen Merino
dog handler
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The teaching is some of the very best I have ever experienced. Far superior to much of what was given to me in graduate school or seminary. The teacher is gifted, gracious, patient, perceptive, and makes the craft accessible and doable.
Fiction Writing
Thomas Farrington
writer
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Motivating, encouraging, and inspiring.
Fiction Writing
Yulia Vasiltsova
photographer
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The course gave me the push I needed to write again. I feel like I've gained a lot in writing skill and the reading has exposed me to a lot of writers I didn't know existed. I can't think of an easier or quicker way to access feedback from other writers. I can't wait for the next course…. I enjoyed the chat room specifically when our instructor and then a member of Zoetrope publishing joined it. The information I got from those two sessions was priceless.
Fiction Writing
Suzanne Hamby
student
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I cannot believe how much taking this course has improved my writing. When I look back and compare the things I wrote previously with what I am writing now, the difference is striking.
Fiction Writing
Carole Ann Moleti
nurse/midwife
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That I was able to choose from the faculty someone relevant to my work—and who proved himself to be exceedingly capable as an instructor—was a ringing endorsement for Gotham Writers.
Fiction Writing
Michael Connors
Nonprofit CEO
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A writing course with Gotham is the best gift I could have bought for myself.
Fiction Writing
Mandakini Arora
historian
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Fiction II is for anyone who wants to delve into the elements of fiction more deeply, and for those who are seeking a community of writers with which to share their work.
Fiction Writing
Dara Kell
editor
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I would label this course “essential” for those wishing to avoid spending years wandering down blind literary alleyways.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Reader
English language teacher
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