Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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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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I learned skills that have given me a firm foundation to start realizing my dream of becoming a writer.
Fiction Writing
Erelin Emmert
housewife
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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 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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Thanks to Gotham Writers' Workshop I stopped talking and started writing.
Fiction Writing
Marjorie Borell
president
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The best teaching technique I have encountered since I came to America.
Fiction Writing
Ekaterina Svetova
graphic designer
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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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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 like that the online class setup allows me the freedom to pursue the lessons and homework when I want (and doesn't require me to commit a certain night a week).
Fiction Writing
Sarah Burgundy
catalog manager
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Thanks for this course. I no longer fear an empty page, I attack it.
Fiction Writing
Daniel Kahn
janitor
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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 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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