Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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I have been thinking about writing for several years but could never seem to get off the mark and do anything about it. This course got me in gear and made me write.
Fiction Writing
Hayden Dent
attorney
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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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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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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 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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I am 51 years old, and this is my first fiction writing course. It was great. It covered all the fundamentals, such as plot, setting, characterization, description, and dialogue, in a clear and comprehensive manner. I am already enrolled in the next Fiction Writing II class.
Fiction Writing
Gregg Carter
physicist/engineer
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The instructor made a difficult and scary experiment turn into a lifelong hobby.
Fiction Writing
Ken Shea
systems analyst
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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 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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Online classes with Gotham are a wonderful experience…one I will certainly repeat, probably many times.
Fiction Writing
Stefanie Davies
homemaker/writer
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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 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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The course was very full of great information and exercises. I doubt you could fit more in.
Fiction Writing
Mary Power
graphic designer
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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 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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A great introduction to the craft of writing fiction.
Fiction Writing
Kelly Donahue
student
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This course is a great way to be introduced or reacquainted with the nuts and bolts of creating a fictional story.
Fiction Writing
Julie Meintel
student
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The course was structured extremely well, with each lesson a definite building block on the last. The instructor was able to explain each very well, and used great examples to help illustrate her points.
Fiction Writing
Kristan Reid
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