Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This course simply took me further along on the endless journey of writing. It's the little things along the way—the images, the control, the fine-tuning: the artistry of the word—that demand mastery. That's what I am learning.
Fiction Writing
Glenys Loewen-Thomas
writing & literature instructor
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A great way to wake up and stretch your writing muscles.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Montross
landscape architect
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Quite simply, this course and the instructor have changed my life. I went from wanting to write to actively, obsessively, constantly writing—and certainly better than I ever have before. My gratitude to GWW is infinite.
Fiction Writing
Mary Lynn Reed
researcher
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It's a great way to improve your pieces, experiment with style, and determine what readers enjoy.
Fiction Writing
Isobel Scott
editorial assistant
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You learn a lot about fiction, the writing process...and yourself.
Fiction Writing
Tom Poldre
public relations executive
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The most fun three hours of my week, every week. In just a couple of months, I learned an incredible amount about the craft of fiction, and laughed heartily while doing it.
Fiction Writing
Dodd Ellsworth
software developer
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If you've ever had a voice somewhere inside you, urging you to give this a try, if for no other reason than to say you tried, this is a wonderful way to do it.
Fiction Writing
Stuart Hill
copywriter
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I was wary of signing up blindly to something on the Internet, but this is a real class that was far better than most I took in college and grad school. It was the creative writing class I always wanted to take but was too scared to show up for in person!
Fiction Writing
Lisa Bloom
broadcast journalist
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The combination of writing exercises and group feedback gave me the direction I never experienced in any other writing class. This class and instructor inspired me to finally do what I’d dreamed about doing for years.
Fiction Writing
Gabriella Contestabile
training director
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I wish I had taken this years ago. I learned more in this class than I did in all of the writing classes I took in college.
Fiction Writing
Catherine Custard
riding instructor
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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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This course was exactly what I needed. Now I feel so inspired and motivated to keep writing, hopefully to the point where I'll eventually complete my first book. The instructor's down-to-earth, informative, and very encouraging style of teaching made all the difference. Was well worth it. Can't wait to do it again!
Fiction Writing
Franca DiMaso
sales coordinator
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The teacher is amazing. My work with her has led to several publishing credits and a much greater understanding and mastery of the craft.
Fiction Writing
Randall Brown
English teacher
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I didn't realize that an online course could be so effective. I developed genuine connections with my classmates and my teacher and learned a tremendous amount.
Fiction Writing
Joseph Moldover
clinical psychologist
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My friends know I lived for my course. I was always excited to be going to class, and always had a lot to think about afterwards.
Fiction Writing
Frances Samuels
freelance writer
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A perfect intro to the world of writing and critical workshopping.
Fiction Writing
Joel Sandler
biotech consultant
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I had many epiphanies. Thank you.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Daugherty
middle school English teacher
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A writing course with Gotham is the best gift I could have bought for myself.
Fiction Writing
Mandakini Arora
historian
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This is an extremely important foundational course to put you on the right track.
Fiction Writing
Mirette Bahgat
humanitarian worker
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I loved the course. It was one of the best investments of time, money, effort I've made in a very long time.
Fiction Writing
Fernando Veranes
investor
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