I would recommend Gotham to anyone that is interested in testing the proverbial waters of writing.
Fiction Writing Chad Brinkman
adjunct faculty, NYU
A fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.
Fiction Writing Celia Anderson
Supportive and incredibly instructive, with enough backup material for a
year of study.
Fiction Writing Gary Boyd
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
Gotham Writers' Workshop takes full advantage of the strengths online learning has to offer. The Web site works beautifully, the structure is well thought out, and the content is outstanding.
Fiction Writing Joanne Hus
illustrator & graphic designer
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
The most practical and effective online fiction writing course I've ever taken.
Fiction Writing Gary Bishop
I feel my writing skills have improved ten-fold and I am now armed with the knowledge I need to continue working on my craft.
Fiction Writing Jennifer Wyman
The recognition from your peers creates a brotherhood of words that makes you feel like you actually belong in this realm.
Fiction Writing Anthony La Pira
Probably the smartest thing I have done with my spare time in many years.
Fiction Writing Phil Fryberger
The feedback from our instructor as well as classmates was specific, insightful, encouraging, and essential in taking a project that had existed only in my head before the class and getting it onto paper with some degree of hope and confidence that it's actually worth pursuing.
Fiction Writing Sara Shukla
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
I came into this course feeling so stuck with my novel, and I'm leaving it feeling more inspired than ever.
Fiction Writing Hannah Siddiqui
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
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
I learned to deep-read a short story and how to restructure my own writing according to rules of theme, plot, character, setting, etc. It helped me tremendously.
Fiction Writing Joachim Frank
The instructor was a smart, thoughtful, caring editor; deeply knowledgeable about world literature; a champion for his students; and a beautiful writer himself.
Fiction Writing David Allyn
Incredibly worth it.
Fiction Writing Lisette Johnson
senior editor, nyt almanac
The course was like a mouthwatering piece of chocolate cake, each bite better than the last and when it's all gone, you cant help but miss it.
Fiction Writing Noverlee Howell
A perfect teacher. He was witty, and genuine, and smart, and brought odd things to his lectures to delight and challenge, to expand our sense of the possible in fiction.