Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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In this course, you get an MFA quality instructor and a very talented peer cohort.
Fiction Writing
Gregory Rizzoo
psychotherapist
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A great way to insert some discipline into my writing.
Fiction Writing
Kelly McCaleb
diplomat
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The most fun three hours of my week, every week. In just a couple of months, I learned an incredible amount about the craft of fiction, and laughed heartily while doing it.
Fiction Writing
Dodd Ellsworth
software developer
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Quite simply, this has been a life-changing, life-enriching experience. No kidding. This is the best gift I've given myself in years.
Fiction Writing
Brenda Nesbitt
creative director
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I had many epiphanies. Thank you.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Daugherty
middle school English teacher
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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.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Feuerbach
freelance writer
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Our instructor was one of the most patient, thorough, and articulate teachers I've ever had.
Fiction Writing
Robert McGuill
writer
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I was wary of signing up blindly to something on the Internet, but this is a real class that was far better than most I took in college and grad school. It was the creative writing class I always wanted to take but was too scared to show up for in person!
Fiction Writing
Lisa Bloom
broadcast journalist
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If you want to write and receive interesting new approaches to writing, go! I learned more in the first two weeks than I did in all of college, and that cost $8,000 a semester!
Fiction Writing
Gwendolyn Armitage
student
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I loved the experience of taking this class. For someone who wants to write but lacks confidence, this is a wonderful vehicle. The fact that I have already signed up for Fiction II and this is only Week 9 speaks for itself.
Fiction Writing
Carllie B. Fox
retail sales
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This course was very comprehensive and fun. A whole new world has opened up for me as a result of this class. Not only have I learned about writing fiction, I have also gained considerable insight on reading fiction. What's really been a gift is that I am now a much more conscientious observer of LIFE.
Fiction Writing
Richard Devine
independent computer consultant
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The course really taught me and opened my eyes to the world of writing. So much more goes into it that I imagined.
Fiction Writing
Missy Posner
designer
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I live in Hong Kong, and I found it fabulously easy to participate in my own time zone and not feel any different.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Chen
domestic engineer
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I equate this class to learning to read music after I've learned to play a few chords. It brought some meaning and clear understanding of some things I was already doing in my writing, and helped me understand how to evolve those fundamentals further.
Fiction Writing
John Doherty
copywriter
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The instructor made a difficult and scary experiment turn into a lifelong hobby.
Fiction Writing
Ken Shea
systems analyst
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I have been thinking about writing for several years but could never seem to get off the mark and do anything about it. This course got me in gear and made me write.
Fiction Writing
Hayden Dent
attorney
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The class was great. I write for a living, but this class really got me excited about my own work again. I found a group of people who speak my language…and we worked on learning more of that language together.
Fiction Writing
Annika Wood
television promotions writer/producer
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I learned the power of starting. The schedule of submissions made me start, and wow—I finished two short stories in ten weeks.
Fiction Writing
Suzanne O'Donnell
actor
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I found myself able to let go. I did terrible in school when I was younger...a traditional classroom is the last place on Earth I belong. But I'm a totally different person in an online classroom. It was great for me. If high school had been online I would have graduated at the top of my class.
Fiction Writing
Rachel Crain
health spa manager
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