Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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Very inspiring; I always started my homework on the bus, immediately after leaving class.
Fiction Writing
Victoria Porter
medical editor
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I am 51 years old, and this is my first fiction writing course. It was great. It covered all the fundamentals, such as plot, setting, characterization, description, and dialogue, in a clear and comprehensive manner. I am already enrolled in the next Fiction Writing II class.
Fiction Writing
Gregg Carter
physicist/engineer
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We were given clear, concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week.
Fiction Writing
Miguel Ferrer
actor
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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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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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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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The class was structured very well for someone who was intimidated by sharing their work. The environment was warm and safe, which made the workshop process relatively painless.
Fiction Writing
Jenny Spaulding
graphic designer
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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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Many say that New York City is the center of the publishing world. Gotham enabled me to tap into the nutrients concentrated there, despite being thousands of miles away on the west coast. It connected me with like-minded people around the country and beyond. And I was stunned by the caliber of instruction.
Fiction Writing
Stephen Kane
writer & software consultant
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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 has been the greatest resource I've found for furthering my writing education. There are so many elements to study that I intend to take the class again.
Fiction Writing
Allyson Finkel
student
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I learned a lot about how to approach writing. It was analogous to a drawing course I had taken once—everyone can fiddle around, but if someone shows you a different way of looking at things or approaching things, your quality and depth improves.
Fiction Writing
Kyla Terhune
medical student
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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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It was great taking this course online. I am now writing short stories. This is something that I have always wanted to do. Without the course, I am not sure when I would have done it. Taking the course online made it possible.
Fiction Writing
Eugene Lowe
lobbyist
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Gotham really changed my mind about online classes. I'm now about to start my third Gotham class!
Fiction Writing
Jason Shaffner
consultant
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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 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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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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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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