Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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The structure of the course is very well defined and effective. I hated to miss class.
Fiction Writing
Fred Rose
actor
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I think it was a blast. I got an avalanche of material I could utilize for a long period of time, and loved the convenience of not having to go anywhere to do it. I lead a busy life and found it to be a fabulous asset to sit down at any time and read or critique or go over a lesson.
Fiction Writing
Marcus Colelli
house painter/stand-up comic
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A great way to do it when time is difficult to schedule. Also the anonymity is less embarrassing than parading my first fiction efforts face-to-face.
Fiction Writing
Bryan Marshall
scientist and teacher
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This course has been the greatest resource I've found for furthering my writing education. There are so many elements to study that I intend to take the class again.
Fiction Writing
Allyson Finkel
student
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I live in Hong Kong, and I found it fabulously easy to participate in my own time zone and not feel any different.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Chen
domestic engineer
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I have taken three or four classes at Gotham and have found each instructor extremely well-qualified and a great person.
Fiction Writing
Jo (Ann) LoCicero
educator
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This has definitely been a positive way to work. The deferred-time aspect provides the flexibility necessary for an international group. How else could people stretched across some twenty time zones from Ohio to New Zealand via Europe and Israel work together?
Fiction Writing
Tim Bowler
journalist and translator
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Bravo! This class reminded me that I can be, want to be, and kinda am a writer!
Fiction Writing
Colleen Kenny
managing editor
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I equate this class to learning to read music after I've learned to play a few chords. It brought some meaning and clear understanding of some things I was already doing in my writing, and helped me understand how to evolve those fundamentals further.
Fiction Writing
John Doherty
copywriter
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I learned skills that have given me a firm foundation to start realizing my dream of becoming a writer.
Fiction Writing
Erelin Emmert
housewife
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Thanks for this course. I no longer fear an empty page, I attack it.
Fiction Writing
Daniel Kahn
janitor
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This class was wonderful. I learned techniques for writing fiction that I never knew existed.
Fiction Writing
Donna Carpenter
publishing
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I loved the experience of taking this class. For someone who wants to write but lacks confidence, this is a wonderful vehicle. The fact that I have already signed up for Fiction II and this is only Week 9 speaks for itself.
Fiction Writing
Carllie B. Fox
retail sales
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As dull as the concept of an online class might seem to the uninitiated, I found this advanced fiction class to be an immersive, exciting way to further my writing goals.
Fiction Writing
Robert Tocalino
freelance writer
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It was great taking this course online. I am now writing short stories. This is something that I have always wanted to do. Without the course, I am not sure when I would have done it. Taking the course online made it possible.
Fiction Writing
Eugene Lowe
lobbyist
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I am very glad I made the decision to take this course. The structure really helped me get writing, stay writing, and improve the writing I did get done! Everything on your Web site worked as promised. It was easy to use and free of glitches. Wonderful.
Fiction Writing
Melanie Mcleod
teacher
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I love the online experience, and each class has been better than the last. I like the freedom of an online class, and as I have taken progressively more advanced classes, I have discovered the class interaction has also increased and been very good indeed.
Fiction Writing
Victoria Butler
writer/editor
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I learned a lot about how to approach writing. It was analogous to a drawing course I had taken once—everyone can fiddle around, but if someone shows you a different way of looking at things or approaching things, your quality and depth improves.
Fiction Writing
Kyla Terhune
medical student
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I felt like I was back in the third grade with my favorite teacher, who never judged...only nurtured, supported, and gave me the wings to fly.
Fiction Writing
Allyson Slater
journalist
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I learned the power of starting. The schedule of submissions made me start, and wow—I finished two short stories in ten weeks.
Fiction Writing
Suzanne O'Donnell
actor
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