Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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 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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This course lifted me up, introduced me to some incredibly talented people, and gave me a forum to do what I love. It was an inspiration.
Fiction Writing
Joanna Pellecchia
financial industry
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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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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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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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This is a wonderfully structured class where those who enjoy writing fiction can learn more about their craft, and benefit from an open class discussion forum.
Fiction Writing
Charles Stansell
registered nurse
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A fantastic learning experience. I've never had so many sharp minds helping me discover my writing style, improve my craft, while having a fun time every Tuesday evening.
Fiction Writing
George Thacker
chief marketing officer
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It was an absolute thrill and quite inspirational.
Fiction Writing
Elise Brancheau
opera singer
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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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It's awe-inspiring how much we can grow when we're surrounded by other writers and avid readers who lift each other up with encouragement and constructive critism.
Fiction Writing
Isabelle Felix
psychology research assistant
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I loved the course. It was one of the best investments of time, money, effort I've made in a very long time.
Fiction Writing
Fernando Veranes
investor
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An inspirational experience, mind-expanding and unique.
Fiction Writing
Lori Cohen
attorney
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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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An excellent way to fall in love with writing again.
Fiction Writing
Chloe Sehr
freelance writer
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I believe everyone has a writer inside of them, and this class is a great place to learn how to let him/her out.
Fiction Writing
David Black
advertising creative
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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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I walked away a much better writer and reader, ready to jump into my first novel!
Fiction Writing
Stefany Samp
audit manager
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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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More than I expected, and worth every penny. I signed up for the course through Zoetrope.com, an online writing community, and expected to learn a bit about the basics of fiction. But with my instructor's guidance and steady encouragement, I have participated in online conversations with my classmates about the intricacies of plot, dialogue, characterization, conflicts, resolutions, and revising. I have written two short stories, as well as commented and reviewed scores more. I have learned not just the basics of fiction, but what it truly takes to cultivate that passion so that it comes alive for readers. And I have learned that none of this is easy, but attainable with lots of dedication, perseverance and faith. And that's priceless.
Fiction Writing
Jamie Stockwell
journalist
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