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
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
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
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
I equate this class to learning to read music after I've learned to play a few chords. It brought some meaning and clear understanding of some things I was already doing in my writing, and helped me understand how to evolve those fundamentals further.
Fiction Writing John Doherty
The structure of the course is very well defined and effective. I hated to miss class.
Fiction Writing Fred Rose
The course really taught me and opened my eyes to the world of writing. So much more goes into it that I imagined.
Fiction Writing Missy Posner
Excellent course. No regrets. It was the springboard I was looking for. I rediscovered my desire to write.
Fiction Writing Judith Rubin
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
The course got me totally back on track as a writer. I feel like a creative artist again.
Fiction Writing Lori White
The best teaching technique I have encountered since I came to America.
Fiction Writing Ekaterina Svetova
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
The instructor is dedicated to his work, has mastery of his subject, and gives great attention toward helping his students realize their stories.
Fiction Writing Ela Rudolph
I really learned the basics—plot, character development, voice, tone…. Everything that was promised was delivered.
Fiction Writing Elese Sullivan
freelance business writer
This course has given me the boost of self-confidence that I desperately needed.
Fiction Writing Joni Shavlik
personal trainer/aerobic instructor
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
The instructor created an atmosphere so dynamic. Each student opened the door to his or her writing potential.
Fiction Writing Sheldon Rifkin
I started a year or so ago with no experience in writing, and I have come to a point where I have an overall grasp of the craft. Now I just need to write, write, and write. I have a level of confidence that I didn't have before.
Fiction Writing Paul Andreini
The instructor made a difficult and scary experiment turn into a lifelong hobby.
Fiction Writing Ken Shea
The one-day intensive workshop was excellent. It allowed me to test the waters, and then I registered for the 10-week session.