Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I really learned the basics—plot, character development, voice, tone…. Everything that was promised was delivered.
Fiction Writing
Elese Sullivan
freelance business writer
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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 have read several books about the writer's craft, but the excellence of the lectures written by the instructor for this course stood out for me: She somehow found fresh angles, used particularly apt examples, and provided trenchant advice for writing and revision.
Fiction Writing
Angela Hahn
veterinarian
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If this instructor had been my professor in college, I probably would have chosen writing as a career.
Fiction Writing
Muriel Haber
president & CEO, management real estate co.
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This course reignited my passion for fiction and writing. I was looking for a match, and this course lit my fuse.
Fiction Writing
Bill Willard
police dispatcher
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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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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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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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I found myself able to let go. I did terrible in school when I was younger...a traditional classroom is the last place on Earth I belong. But I'm a totally different person in an online classroom. It was great for me. If high school had been online I would have graduated at the top of my class.
Fiction Writing
Rachel Crain
health spa manager
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The one-day intensive workshop was excellent. It allowed me to test the waters, and then I registered for the 10-week session.
Fiction Writing
Tsahi Alexander
travel coordinator
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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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The class was structured very well for someone who was intimidated by sharing their work. The environment was warm and safe, which made the workshop process relatively painless.
Fiction Writing
Jenny Spaulding
graphic designer
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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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I found myself surrounded by others who value good writing as much as I do.
Fiction Writing
Louis Anzovino
student
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I started writing with the first exercise assigned, and I really enjoyed it. I've been writing every day.
Fiction Writing
Andrea Morcone
library assistant
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The structure of this class is fantastic. I think that it's very easy to navigate and it really keeps you working. Everything was timely and very interesting to me.
Fiction Writing
Karen Cevallos
teacher
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I learned a great deal…I have already recommended Gotham to others.
Fiction Writing
Larry Nelson
retired law enforcement officer
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The instructor was exceptional in his lectures, musings, and personal critiques of the students' work. He was somehow able to make what had previously been unclear to me crystal clear.
Fiction Writing
Kim E. Revay
technician
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I have gained a better understanding of my abilities and where I need to concentrate my efforts. The instructor kept things light and understandable.
Fiction Writing
Mark Ferrara
publishing
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I love the way the course was taught in an organized form with clear topics each week. It made writing seem achievable!
Fiction Writing
Kathryn Veatch
student
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