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
The instructor pushed us to do more than we believed we could and gave us the benefit of both the breadth and the depth of her knowledge.
Fiction Writing Anne Woods
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
It is intoxicating to sit in a room full of passionate, imaginative people, all of whom are giving their creativity free rein.
Fiction Writing Aileen Ruiz
City of New York, staff analyst
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
Every class was something new. I was never bored.
Fiction Writing Shirley Thomas
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
Fiction II is for anyone who wants to delve into the elements of fiction more deeply, and for those who are seeking a community of writers with which to share their work.
Fiction Writing Dara Kell
This class was what I needed to reacquaint myself with the nuts and bolts of writing fiction. I was spending too much time reading fiction and telling myself, "I could write something better."
Fiction Writing Mimi Kerr
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
An inspirational experience, mind-expanding and unique.
Fiction Writing Lori Cohen
Even my editor, a former senior editor at Oxford University Press was taken aback by my satisfaction with the course. So, she's looking into herself.
Fiction Writing Mia Hankins
It was a form of literary retreat for me. A spiritual oasis in a hectic lifestyle.
Fiction Writing Oliver Doyle
I came out of the class with a short story that, after a few revisions, I will feel confident in submitting to a publication.
Fiction Writing Mitch Herzog
The combination of writing exercises and group feedback gave me the direction I never experienced in any other writing class. This class and instructor inspired me to finally do what I’d dreamed about doing for years.
Fiction Writing Gabriella Contestabile
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
I was able to connect with other writers like myself from across the country and as far away as Cyprus and Saudi Arabia.
Fiction Writing Elizabeth Toole
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
When I signed up I was full of nerves and wondered if I'd have the courage to follow through. By the end of the course I felt inspired and excited and couldn't wait to write more.
Fiction Writing Marisa Gorst
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.