Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I would recommend Gotham to anyone that is interested in testing the proverbial waters of writing.
Fiction Writing
Chad Brinkman
adjunct faculty, NYU
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A fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.
Fiction Writing
Celia Anderson
respiratory therapist
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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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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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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
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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 most practical and effective online fiction writing course I've ever taken.
Fiction Writing
Gary Bishop
entrepreneur
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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
marketing
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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
office manager
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Probably the smartest thing I have done with my spare time in many years.
Fiction Writing
Phil Fryberger
financial consultant
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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
writer
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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
student
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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
blogger/writer
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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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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
copywriter
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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
professor
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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
CEO, nonprofit
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Incredibly worth it.
Fiction Writing
Lisette Johnson
senior editor, nyt almanac
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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
college counselor
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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.
Fiction Writing
Rhonda Shary
adjunct professor of English
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