Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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It's awe-inspiring how much we can grow when we're surrounded by other writers and avid readers who lift each other up with encouragement and constructive critism.
Fiction Writing
Isabelle Felix
psychology research assistant
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You will leave a much more confident writer than when you began.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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Every author wants to write that one story that will have a great impact, maybe even change the world. This course will help get you there!
Fiction Writing
Tad Blankenburg
project manager
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Supportive and incredibly instructive, with enough backup material for a year of study.
Fiction Writing
Gary Boyd
nuclear engineer
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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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Gotham has found the perfect balance of freedom, knowledge, insight, and support.
Fiction Writing
Mariana Frias Vega
audio engineer
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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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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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My instructor guided me in the direction I needed to go without trying to change my voice. I felt respected and cultivated.
Fiction Writing
Ruth Young
realtor
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If you're looking for a place to connect with other writers, give Gotham a try.
Fiction Writing
Lisa Brandy
active duty military
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Motivating, encouraging, and inspiring.
Fiction Writing
Yulia Vasiltsova
photographer
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Try to imagine the Lord of the Rings trilogy without Gandalf. That's what my life was like before I met my instructor. I would say three words to anyone considering a Gotham course: Do it now!
Fiction Writing
Rois Beal
housewife
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A great opportunity to explore your own voice and learn from a diverse group of people.
Fiction Writing
Laura Reid
interior designer
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This is, by far, the most exciting course I have ever taken!
Fiction Writing
Lucie Tanguay
marketing consultant
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This was a wonderful experience and I have already signed up for my second class.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Perkins
wealth management
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This class was what I needed to reacquaint myself with the nuts and bolts of writing fiction. I was spending too much time reading fiction and telling myself, "I could write something better."
Fiction Writing
Mimi Kerr
librarian
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The teaching is some of the very best I have ever experienced. Far superior to much of what was given to me in graduate school or seminary. The teacher is gifted, gracious, patient, perceptive, and makes the craft accessible and doable.
Fiction Writing
Thomas Farrington
writer
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The instructor was very personable and gave intellectually stimulating lectures. He is one of the most exceptionally talented instructors I have ever encountered and that includes my college experience.
Fiction Writing
Gaye McKenney
retailer
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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.
Fiction Writing
Michael Connors
Nonprofit CEO
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I gained a very good grasp of the basics of writing fiction as well as a new perspective. Even before the course was half over, I found myself thinking about writing in a different way.
Fiction Writing
Anthony James
cell manufacturing leader
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