Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Thanks to Gotham Writers' Workshop I stopped talking and started writing.
Fiction Writing
Marjorie Borell
president
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It would be hard to list in a few words all I have learned from this course. I learned from every lecture and found them interesting, absorbing, and challenging.
Fiction Writing
Peggy Housholder
student
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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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The instructor is dedicated to his work, has mastery of his subject, and gives great attention toward helping his students realize their stories.
Fiction Writing
Ela Rudolph
branch manager
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Excellent course. No regrets. It was the springboard I was looking for. I rediscovered my desire to write.
Fiction Writing
Judith Rubin
sales
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I like that the online class setup allows me the freedom to pursue the lessons and homework when I want (and doesn't require me to commit a certain night a week).
Fiction Writing
Sarah Burgundy
catalog manager
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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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We were given clear, concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week.
Fiction Writing
Miguel Ferrer
actor
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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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I've taken writing classes in half a dozen universities and none have been as comprehensive and informative.
Fiction Writing
Mark Alpert
graphic designer
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The class was truly inspiring. I spent most of the week thinking about our next writing assignment—the class was the high point of my week.
Fiction Writing
Leah Frankel
computer programmer/analyst
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Writing was something I always thought was an unreachable talent. Now I've learned to do it, not dream about it.
Fiction Writing
Elizabeth Connaughton
art director
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The best teaching technique I have encountered since I came to America.
Fiction Writing
Ekaterina Svetova
graphic designer
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I've found a writing community that I can take with me anywhere I can take my computer. I don't have to go out late at night on scary college campuses, decide what to wear, drive home on freeways at night—the list is endless, so I'll end it there. But there's more.
Fiction Writing
Julie West Staheli
student
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It was creativity boot camp! All the homework and in-class writing assignments were extremely helpful. I have a portfolio now and material to use for different projects.
Fiction Writing
Sarah Maxwell
financial services
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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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The instructor created an atmosphere so dynamic. Each student opened the door to his or her writing potential.
Fiction Writing
Sheldon Rifkin
retired
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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 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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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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