Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Magazines and books about writing are fine, but this course provides vital contact with the real world of fiction writing.
Fiction Writing
Tom Mooney
journalist/teacher
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I took Fiction I, then Fiction II twice. The Fiction Master Class brought what I learned during those courses together and gave the whys and hows of writing in detail.
Fiction Writing
Eugene Galassini
accountant
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Gotham has found the perfect balance of freedom, knowledge, insight, and support.
Fiction Writing
Mariana Frias Vega
audio engineer
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The course gave me the push I needed to write again. I feel like I've gained a lot in writing skill and the reading has exposed me to a lot of writers I didn't know existed. I can't think of an easier or quicker way to access feedback from other writers. I can't wait for the next course…. I enjoyed the chat room specifically when our instructor and then a member of Zoetrope publishing joined it. The information I got from those two sessions was priceless.
Fiction Writing
Suzanne Hamby
student
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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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We had an instructor who was interesting, but also interested herself -- in the students and their writing.
Fiction Writing
Lucas Dedrick
registered nurse
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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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Very inspiring; I always started my homework on the bus, immediately after leaving class.
Fiction Writing
Victoria Porter
medical editor
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This course reignited my passion for fiction and writing. I was looking for a match, and this course lit my fuse.
Fiction Writing
Bill Willard
police dispatcher
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The instructor is a master of her craft. Her understanding and insightfulness, combined with her vast knowledge, made this the most enjoyable writing class I have ever taken.
Fiction Writing
Thomas Rogers
sales trainer
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This course has given me the boost of self-confidence that I desperately needed.
Fiction Writing
Joni Shavlik
personal trainer/aerobic instructor
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As a former teacher, I thought I knew how to read critically—but I learned that I had more to learn! The lectures were excellent and the assignments helpful and on the mark.
Fiction Writing
Karen Albrethsen
student
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It would be hard to list in a few words all I have learned from this course. I learned from every lecture and found them interesting, absorbing, and challenging.
Fiction Writing
Peggy Housholder
student
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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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This course covered everything a new writer has to know, and even experienced writers can benefit by a refresher. From character development, plot, and setting all the way to style and voice, it was covered well with nothing left unturned!
Fiction Writing
Susan McKie
business owner
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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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This course was undoubtedly the best creative writing workshop I have ever taken.
Fiction Writing
Leisel Angwin
communications project manager
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Great lectures, with concise and clear tips on how to handle the major elements of the craft. The topics selected for the course were absolutely the right ones for a course of this level.
Fiction Writing
Brad Reddersen
student
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The structure of the course is very well defined and effective. I hated to miss class.
Fiction Writing
Fred Rose
actor
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The course got me totally back on track as a writer. I feel like a creative artist again.
Fiction Writing
Lori White
writer/editor
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