Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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The teacher has inspired to me to such an extent that I feel like I can actually complete my novel now.
Fiction Writing
Linda Johnson
high school english teacher
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The instructor's clarity of criticism had to open the minds of everyone in the course.
Fiction Writing
Phillip Dibble
physician
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Gotham gives students both craft and confidence.
Fiction Writing
Will Pharis
theater teacher/director
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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.
Fiction Writing
Heather Gadol
actress
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Heady, exciting, and extremely beneficial. Our classes always had a perfect balance of critique, praise, and instruction.
Fiction Writing
Chad Brinkman
guest teaching artist, NYU
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Quite simply, this has been a life-changing, life-enriching experience. No kidding. This is the best gift I've given myself in years.
Fiction Writing
Brenda Nesbitt
creative director
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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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I cannot believe how much taking this course has improved my writing. When I look back and compare the things I wrote previously with what I am writing now, the difference is striking.
Fiction Writing
Carole Ann Moleti
nurse/midwife
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Incredibly worth it.
Fiction Writing
Lisette Johnson
senior editor, nyt almanac
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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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I was thrilled to "meet" my fellow classmates through the bio/introduction the very first week because it made me feel as if I was in an actual classroom.
Fiction Writing
Robin Nielsen
small business owner
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The processes taught in the course serve as an invaluable framework for thinking about the story to be told.
Fiction Writing
Nicholas Hayes
business executive
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You are introduced to the basic tenents of fiction writing, but are allowed to attack them one at a time so that you aren't overwhelmed and can just let your ideas flow.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Feuerbach
freelance writer
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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.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca McGown
educator/volunteer
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As a must-take if one is at all interested in fiction writing.
Fiction Writing
Barry Gold
scientist & consultant
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A great gateway to begin my writing journey.
Fiction Writing
Andrew King
photographer/videographer
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It was a form of literary retreat for me. A spiritual oasis in a hectic lifestyle.
Fiction Writing
Oliver Doyle
college lecturer
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This class helped me to fall in love with writing. Before this class I had no experience with fiction writing and now I feel like I have a good set of skills to start writing on my own.
Fiction Writing
Atava Garcia Swiecicki
teacher
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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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In this course, you get an MFA quality instructor and a very talented peer cohort.
Fiction Writing
Greg Rizzolo
psychotherapist
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