Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Fiction Writing II took my writing skill set to the next level. Whereas Fiction Writing I covered generalities, Fiction Writing II probed deeper, giving more detail and insight into the art of writing. I have benefited tremendously since October, when I enrolled in your writing program.
Fiction Writing
Gene Venditti
graphic designer
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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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I have read several books about the writer's craft, but the excellence of the lectures written by the instructor for this course stood out for me: She somehow found fresh angles, used particularly apt examples, and provided trenchant advice for writing and revision.
Fiction Writing
Angela Hahn
veterinarian
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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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Thanks to Gotham Writers' Workshop I stopped talking and started writing.
Fiction Writing
Marjorie Borell
president
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Thanks for this course. I no longer fear an empty page, I attack it.
Fiction Writing
Daniel Kahn
janitor
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Writing was something I always thought was an unreachable talent. Now I've learned to do it, not dream about it.
Fiction Writing
Elizabeth Connaughton
art director
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This class was wonderful. I learned techniques for writing fiction that I never knew existed.
Fiction Writing
Donna Carpenter
publishing
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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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As dull as the concept of an online class might seem to the uninitiated, I found this advanced fiction class to be an immersive, exciting way to further my writing goals.
Fiction Writing
Robert Tocalino
freelance writer
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I have taken three or four classes at Gotham and have found each instructor extremely well-qualified and a great person.
Fiction Writing
Jo (Ann) LoCicero
educator
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Unlike many college writing courses, this class gave concrete technique and structure to look at and work toward. It was great to have instincts put into words.
Fiction Writing
Heidi Hansen-Young
graduate student
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The instructor created an atmosphere so dynamic. Each student opened the door to his or her writing potential.
Fiction Writing
Sheldon Rifkin
retired
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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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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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The one-day intensive workshop was excellent. It allowed me to test the waters, and then I registered for the 10-week session.
Fiction Writing
Tsahi Alexander
travel coordinator
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This is my third Gotham Writers’ Workshop class. I never wrote a short story before the first. Now I’m hooked and can feel myself improving.
Fiction Writing
Colleen Murphy
marketing communications
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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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I am very glad I made the decision to take this course. The structure really helped me get writing, stay writing, and improve the writing I did get done! Everything on your Web site worked as promised. It was easy to use and free of glitches. Wonderful.
Fiction Writing
Melanie Mcleod
teacher
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I felt like I was back in the third grade with my favorite teacher, who never judged...only nurtured, supported, and gave me the wings to fly.
Fiction Writing
Allyson Slater
journalist
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