Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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This course was exactly what I needed. Now I feel so inspired and motivated to keep writing, hopefully to the point where I'll eventually complete my first book. The instructor's down-to-earth, informative, and very encouraging style of teaching made all the difference. Was well worth it. Can't wait to do it again!
Fiction Writing
Franca DiMaso
sales coordinator
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A great way to insert some discipline into my writing.
Fiction Writing
Kelly McCaleb
diplomat
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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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This course has changed my perspective on fiction.
Fiction Writing
Lauren Korrol
physician
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That I was able to choose from the faculty someone relevant to my work—and who proved himself to be exceedingly capable as an instructor—was a ringing endorsement for Gotham Writers.
Fiction Writing
Michael Connors
Nonprofit CEO
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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 cannot believe how much taking this course has improved my writing. When I look back and compare the things I wrote previously with what I am writing now, the difference is striking.
Fiction Writing
Carole Ann Moleti
nurse/midwife
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It was an absolute thrill and quite inspirational.
Fiction Writing
Elise Brancheau
opera singer
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I learned more than I anticipated and found a great group of people I hope to keep in touch with for a long time.
Fiction Writing
Nikki Bohorquez
UX freelancer
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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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This is an extremely important foundational course to put you on the right track.
Fiction Writing
Mirette Bahgat
humanitarian worker
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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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I wish I had taken this years ago. I learned more in this class than I did in all of the writing classes I took in college.
Fiction Writing
Catherine Custard
riding instructor
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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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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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One of the best decisions I've ever made. Improved my writing incredibly.
Fiction Writing
Linda Burgess
waitress/bartender
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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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Every class was something new. I was never bored.
Fiction Writing
Shirley Thomas
administrative coordinator
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It was creativity boot camp! All the homework and in-class writing assignments were extremely helpful. I have a portfolio now and material to use for different projects.
Fiction Writing
Sarah Maxwell
financial services
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