Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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The teacher is amazing. My work with her has led to several publishing credits and a much greater understanding and mastery of the craft.
Fiction Writing
Randall Brown
English teacher
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I tell my friends (and anyone who will listen) that Gotham is such a powerful way to improve and deepen writing skills.
Fiction Writing
Laura Cook
video editor
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Thank you! This has been a life-changing course.
Fiction Writing
Dianna Garrigan
writer
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I had finished my MFA in fiction writing and I wanted a way to continue writing in a serious atmosphere, both honest and generous. The Gotham class was fabulous. I was able to develop a character for a novel I had been working on, which is now due for publication in August.
Fiction Writing
Roxann King-Feuerman
writer
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The most practical and useful writing class I've ever taken, and that from someone who never liked school.
Fiction Writing
Andrew Glasser
tax accountant
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As a must-take if one is at all interested in fiction writing.
Fiction Writing
Barry Gold
scientist & consultant
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We had an instructor who was interesting, but also interested herself -- in the students and their writing.
Fiction Writing
Lucas Dedrick
registered nurse
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A community of intelligent, supportive writers with the best interest of the story at heart.
Fiction Writing
Erin Kidd
indie publisher
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The teacher has inspired to me to such an extent that I feel like I can actually complete my novel now.
Fiction Writing
Linda Johnson
high school English teacher
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Take this class to learn the basics of writing. There are so many aspects to writing, some that I had never thought of. Extremely helpful!
Fiction Writing
Randi Millman-Brown
visual resources curator
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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 great opportunity to explore your own voice and learn from a diverse group of people.
Fiction Writing
Laura Reid
interior designer
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The best writing class I've ever taken. Sign up now, like right now, before it fills up and you get wait listed.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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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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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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I loved the online experience. The convenience of being able to study in my own home, and connect with people thousands of miles away. I think it's better than an actual classroom. It allows a more flexible schedule—if you get interrupted, you can just stop and catch up later.…
Fiction Writing
Brenda Sorrels
student
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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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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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A great way to insert some discipline into my writing.
Fiction Writing
Kelly McCaleb
diplomat
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If you want to write and receive interesting new approaches to writing, go! I learned more in the first two weeks than I did in all of college, and that cost $8,000 a semester!
Fiction Writing
Gwendolyn Armitage
student
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