Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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[The instructor] was informative and educational, yet fostered an atmosphere in the class that lead to creativity, open dialogue, and laughter.
Fiction Writing
Louis Bruno
Attorney
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This course taught me how to structure my inspired rambling into a coherent, potent piece of writing. I got a lot of information and great inspiration to continue some past projects and begin new ones.
Fiction Writing
Mark Hayes
actor/dancer
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This was the best course I've ever done and I'm heartbroken that it has ended so quickly.
Fiction Writing
Fiona Shelton
lawyer/linguist
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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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An excellent way to fall in love with writing again.
Fiction Writing
Chloe Sehr
freelance writer
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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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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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I believe everyone has a writer inside of them, and this class is a great place to learn how to let him/her out.
Fiction Writing
David Black
advertising creative
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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
Gregory Rizzoo
psychotherapist
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Finally, I completed a short story!
Fiction Writing
Paula Nixon
accountant
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This course lifted me up, introduced me to some incredibly talented people, and gave me a forum to do what I love. It was an inspiration.
Fiction Writing
Joanna Pellecchia
financial industry
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The Gotham Fiction II class provides a precise distillation of the mechanics of craft, drilling down into concepts taught in Fiction I.
Fiction Writing
Gina Kim
writer
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I'm a writer in another sphere, and I was amazed that when we were going over things I knew from work, I was still excited and learning new angles.
Fiction Writing
Colin Healey
filmmaker/grant writer
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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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One of the best writing class experiences I've ever had.
Fiction Writing
Nina Gardner
writer
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A great course in writing, far better that any creative writing course that I have taken at a University.
Fiction Writing
Laurence Tapper
clinical laboratory scientist
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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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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 fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.
Fiction Writing
Celia Anderson
respiratory therapist
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I shopped around quite a bit on the Web before signing up, and this class has exceeded my expectations and given me the impetus and confidence to keep writing. The site is very well organized and made the whole process enjoyable. I think Gotham has set the standard for what an online fiction writing class should be. I will be back for more!
Fiction Writing
David Krohne
editor
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