Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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I shopped around quite a bit on the Web before signing up, and this class has exceeded my expectations and given me the impetus and confidence to keep writing. The site is very well organized and made the whole process enjoyable. I think Gotham has set the standard for what an online fiction writing class should be. I will be back for more!
Fiction Writing
David Krohne
editor
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I've taken writing courses in college, adult education classes and a couple of writing workshops. Fiction Writing I at Gotham has been by far the most rewarding.
Fiction Writing
John Daley
cable television advertising
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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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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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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 is an extremely important foundational course to put you on the right track.
Fiction Writing
Mirette Bahgat
humanitarian worker
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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 didn't know I would get so much out of a course, much less an online one. This was not only my first writing class, but my first online class in general, and I'd recommend this to any of my friends and acquaintances who show an interest.
Fiction Writing
Heather Gadol
actress
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An excellent way to fall in love with writing again.
Fiction Writing
Chloe Sehr
freelance 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'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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Phrases I would use are "achievable deadlines for working people", "constructive critiques from an eagle-eyed instructor" and "bloody good course". Am I allowed to swear?
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Reader
English language teacher
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Incredibly worth it.
Fiction Writing
Lisette Johnson
senior editor, nyt almanac
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I learned more than I anticipated and found a great group of people I hope to keep in touch with for a long time.
Fiction Writing
Nikki Bohorquez
UX freelancer
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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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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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In this course, you get an MFA quality instructor and a very talented peer cohort.
Fiction Writing
Greg 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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One of the best decisions I've ever made. Improved my writing incredibly.
Fiction Writing
Linda Burgess
waitress/bartender
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