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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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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An invaluable experience.
Fiction Writing
David Hines
municipal worker
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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 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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You learn a lot about fiction, the writing process...and yourself.
Fiction Writing
Tom Poldre
public relations executive
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The teacher is one of the most nurturing people I've ever met.
Fiction Writing
Jason Mulero
HR Trainer
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It was an absolute thrill and quite inspirational.
Fiction Writing
Elise Brancheau
opera singer
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This is a great course, keeps your mind engaged and your fingers typing.
Fiction Writing
Cindy May
pilot
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Every class was something new. I was never bored.
Fiction Writing
Shirley Thomas
administrative coordinator
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The teacher offered great critical feedback on my short story. He understood what I was trying to achieve and challenged me to develop it in ways that made it a much stronger piece.
Fiction Writing
Greg Rizzolo
psychotherapist
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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.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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A community of intelligent, supportive writers with the best interest of the story at heart.
Fiction Writing
Erin Kidd
indie publisher
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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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I've taken writing courses in college, adult education classes and a couple of writing workshops. Fiction Writing I at Gotham has been by far the most rewarding.
Fiction Writing
John Daley
cable television advertising
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If it weren't for online classes, I would still be picking up those Gotham course bulletins and not finding a time when I could take a live class. It's almost 4am now, and I am getting a lot of work done. PLUS, we had classmates in Tokyo, California, Israel, Ontario, Oregon, etc. Priceless mix of people.
Fiction Writing
Theresa Barry
editor
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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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An inspirational experience, mind-expanding and unique.
Fiction Writing
Lori Cohen
attorney
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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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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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