Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I came out of the class with a short story that, after a few revisions, I will feel confident in submitting to a publication.
Fiction Writing
Mitch Herzog
attorney
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The most practical and useful writing class I've ever taken, and that from someone who never liked school.
Fiction Writing
Andrew Glasser
tax accountant
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This was the best writing course I have taken to date and helped me immensely in motivating me to start writing again.
Fiction Writing
Sally Montas
payroll manager and blogger
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I learned to deep-read a short story and how to restructure my own writing according to rules of theme, plot, character, setting, etc. It helped me tremendously.
Fiction Writing
Joachim Frank
professor
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The teacher is extremely smart and insightful and has given me terrific help with my writing.
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Frances Howard-Snyder
philosophy professor
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The class truly helped me unlock an imaginative part of myself that I didn't know was there, as well as dismantle some fears and reservations about creative writing.
Fiction Writing
Kelly Griego
marketing professional
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Phrases I would use are "achievable deadlines for working people", "constructive critiques from an eagle-eyed instructor" and "bloody good course". Am I allowed to swear?
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Reader
English language teacher
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If you're looking for a place to connect with other writers, give Gotham a try.
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Lisa Brandy
active duty military
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Motivating, encouraging, and inspiring.
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Yulia Vasiltsova
photographer
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You can feel the instructors presence and passion for writing.
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Karlo Ohanian
caretaker
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That I was able to choose from the faculty someone relevant to my work—and who proved himself to be exceedingly capable as an instructor—was a ringing endorsement for Gotham Writers.
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Michael Connors
Nonprofit CEO
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Taking an online class was absolutely perfect for me. Fitting a student's life into family routine isn't always easy, but through the wonders of the Internet, I could log on whenever I had time. Contrary to my first belief, an online course can be a highly personal experience.
Fiction Writing
Grete Kempton
student
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I didn't know I would get so much out of a course, much less an online one. This was not only my first writing class, but my first online class in general, and I'd recommend this to any of my friends and acquaintances who show an interest.
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Heather Gadol
actress
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The best writing class I've ever taken. Sign up now, like right now, before it fills up and you get wait listed.
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Edward McNamara
chef
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This course has completely revitalized me as a writer, giving me tremendous new perspectives. I feel that I'm now equipped to do great things.
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Roger Bonner
writer / English teacher
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I walked away a much better writer and reader, ready to jump into my first novel!
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Stefany Samp
audit manager
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This class made me dream, eat, and sleep with a creative eye toward the English language. And I loved being with the characters I created in my stories.
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Rebecca McGown
educator/volunteer
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Gotham has found the perfect balance of freedom, knowledge, insight, and support.
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Mariana Frias Vega
audio engineer
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It's a great way to improve your pieces, experiment with style, and determine what readers enjoy.
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Isobel Scott
editorial assistant
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I feel ignited by what I now know, and more hopeful that I will continue to write and learn.
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Helen Merino
dog handler
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