Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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've taken writing classes in half a dozen universities and none have been as comprehensive and informative.
Fiction Writing
Mark Alpert
graphic designer
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I am just getting back into writing after being away from it for 25 years. The course helped to refresh my memory and to pinpoint the weak and strong areas in my writing.
Fiction Writing
Mary Jones
CFO
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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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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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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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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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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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I've found a writing community that I can take with me anywhere I can take my computer. I don't have to go out late at night on scary college campuses, decide what to wear, drive home on freeways at night—the list is endless, so I'll end it there. But there's more.
Fiction Writing
Julie West Staheli
student
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Thanks to Gotham Writers' Workshop I stopped talking and started writing.
Fiction Writing
Marjorie Borell
president
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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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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 live in a small town. We don't have the benefits of a metropolitan talent pool. The online class gave me the chance to take a class from a school in New York right from my kitchen table.
Fiction Writing
Leslie Colvin
writer
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Gotham Writers’ Workshop gave me a reason to write, the jump start I needed. It helped me overcome the insecurities about my writing that had kept me silent for years.
Fiction Writing
Andrew Oliver
manager, client accounting
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I really learned the basics—plot, character development, voice, tone…. Everything that was promised was delivered.
Fiction Writing
Elese Sullivan
freelance business writer
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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 has given me the much-needed kick start, the motivation, and the desire to follow through and finish my writing goals, one line at a time.
Fiction Writing
Aaron Mindel
student
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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 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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