Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Many say that New York City is the center of the publishing world. The Gotham Writers Workshop enabled me to tap into the nutrients concentrated there, despite being thousands of miles away on the west coast. It connected me with like-minded people around the country and beyond. And I was stunned by the caliber of instruction.
Fiction Writing
Stephen Kane
writer & software consultant
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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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If or when I get published, it will be the direct result of this class. The pace and the spacing of the material were well-planned. There was time to soak up the information presented and to apply that knowledge. This class was well worth it.
Fiction Writing
Tom Rizzo
sales communications consultant
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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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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 was undoubtedly the best creative writing workshop I have ever taken.
Fiction Writing
Leisel Angwin
communications project manager
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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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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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The instructor is a master of her craft. Her understanding and insightfulness, combined with her vast knowledge, made this the most enjoyable writing class I have ever taken.
Fiction Writing
Thomas Rogers
sales trainer
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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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The course really taught me and opened my eyes to the world of writing. So much more goes into it that I imagined.
Fiction Writing
Missy Posner
designer
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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 learned that I did have something to say—that the simplest bit of information could be turned into a story.
Fiction Writing
Judy Freni
business manager
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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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The best teaching technique I have encountered since I came to America.
Fiction Writing
Ekaterina Svetova
graphic designer
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Fiction Writing II took my writing skill set to the next level. Whereas Fiction Writing I covered generalities, Fiction Writing II probed deeper, giving more detail and insight into the art of writing. I have benefited tremendously since October, when I enrolled in your writing program.
Fiction Writing
Gene Venditti
graphic designer
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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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This course covered everything a new writer has to know, and even experienced writers can benefit by a refresher. From character development, plot, and setting all the way to style and voice, it was covered well with nothing left unturned!
Fiction Writing
Susan McKie
business owner
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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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