Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I love the online experience, and each class has been better than the last. I like the freedom of an online class, and as I have taken progressively more advanced classes, I have discovered the class interaction has also increased and been very good indeed.
Fiction Writing
Victoria Butler
writer/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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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 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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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 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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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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If this instructor had been my professor in college, I probably would have chosen writing as a career.
Fiction Writing
Muriel Haber
president & CEO, management real estate co.
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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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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 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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Excellent course. No regrets. It was the springboard I was looking for. I rediscovered my desire to write.
Fiction Writing
Judith Rubin
sales
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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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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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If or when I get published, it will be the direct result of this class. The pace and the spacing of the material were well-planned. There was time to soak up the information presented and to apply that knowledge. This class was well worth it.
Fiction Writing
Tom Rizzo
sales communications consultant
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A great way to do it when time is difficult to schedule. Also the anonymity is less embarrassing than parading my first fiction efforts face-to-face.
Fiction Writing
Bryan Marshall
scientist and teacher
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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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I'll probably go back to them many times over the coming years.
Fiction Writing
Ranjan Das
vice president, software company
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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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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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