Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I would recommend Gotham to anyone that is interested in testing the proverbial waters of writing.
Fiction Writing
Chad Brinkman
adjunct faculty, NYU
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This course made me a better writer, without a doubt.
Fiction Writing
Ari Loeb
circus performer
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Every author wants to write that one story that will have a great impact, maybe even change the world. This course will help get you there!
Fiction Writing
Tad Blankenburg
project manager
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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 Gotham Fiction II class provides a precise distillation of the mechanics of craft, drilling down into concepts taught in Fiction I.
Fiction Writing
Gina Kim
writer
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This course was exactly what I needed. Now I feel so inspired and motivated to keep writing, hopefully to the point where I'll eventually complete my first book. The instructor's down-to-earth, informative, and very encouraging style of teaching made all the difference. Was well worth it. Can't wait to do it again!
Fiction Writing
Franca DiMaso
sales coordinator
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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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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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In this course, you get an MFA quality instructor and a very talented peer cohort.
Fiction Writing
Gregory Rizzolo
psychotherapist
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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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Magazines and books about writing are fine, but this course provides vital contact with the real world of fiction writing.
Fiction Writing
Tom Mooney
journalist/teacher
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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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The teacher offered great critical feedback on my short story. He understood what I was trying to achieve and challenged me to develop it in ways that made it a much stronger piece.
Fiction Writing
Gregory Rizzolo
psychotherapist
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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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The teacher is one of the most nurturing people I've ever met.
Fiction Writing
Jason Mulero
HR Trainer
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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 fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.
Fiction Writing
Celia Anderson
respiratory therapist
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If you want to feel encouraged to write, put yourself out there and sign up for a Gotham class.
Fiction Writing
Colleen Dougherty Bronstein
artist/metalsmith
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A fantastic way to dip your toes into the world of writing. This was really the best money I've spent in a long time and I plan to take another course next session.
Fiction Writing
Joy Victory
health editor
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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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