Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I liked the instructor's ability to speak from the agent's perspective and to teach us what the business of publishing is all about. Invaluable!
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Margaret Nitka
business owner/freelance writer
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Incredibly energizing about the whole writing process!
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Sheryl Schaffner
writer
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A great way to gain insider secrets about the publishing world while at the same time gaining the opportunity to taIlor your own writing to appeal to agents and publishers.
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Sara Tiffany
animal behavioralist
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I was surprised at how everything worked exactly as it was supposed to. Too often there are frustrating gliches in technology-oriented things—none with Gotham Writers' Workshop!
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Renee Domogauer
ESOL teacher
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This course made me feel as though the door were finally cracked open for me to the literary and publishing world.
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Nicole Matta
writer
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The instructor created a sense of possibility in a business rife with rejections.
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Joaquin Terceno
attorney
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If you want to get published, this course will hip you to the real deal!
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David Belmont
music producer
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It's invaluable to get feedback from someone who is actually in the industry.
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Kathryn Paterson
freelance writer/editor
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This course was a superb resource for concise how-to knowledge with a practical punch. I especially enjoyed how the class material is spiced with personal tips and insider perspectives.
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Erin Brown Conroy
univ. prof./writer/speaker/mom of 13
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This class, taught by a literary agent, is a tremendous opportunity to ask questions of a publishing industry insider.
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Alan Schleimer
student
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The instructor brought his years of experience to us, and writers seldom get that without already having an agent.
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Deirdre Sinnott
writer & literary critic
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What I enjoyed most about this course was the direct on-point query letter critique from the instructor, not once but twice.
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Genevieve Doyle
medical editor
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So many of the nuances and difficulties of weaving through the publishing world were explained in a straightforward manner. This course is a must.
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Robert Glider
attorney
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We learned the ins and outs of publishing that you just can't get from a book. I've just started submitting material and realize how little I knew about the process, especially those all-important query letters. Now I know so much more.
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Jean Medeiros
paralegal
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Incredibly useful and necessary if you think you want to publish a book ever!
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Kaitlin Stouffer
medical school student
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Valuable crash course in the nuts and bolts of getting your book published.
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Pearl Chen
communications instructor
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Excellent intro to the publishing business with an awesome chance for personal feedback on a query.
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Christina Perry
registered nurse
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One of the hardest things with sending queries out is the lack of feedback, so it was wonderful to have a professional point out what worked and what didn't.
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Robin Fitch
cataloger
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I learned the ins and outs of the publisher's/agent's pysche, what they're looking for, and how to present material to them.
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John Andrulis
journalist
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When emerging from the bubble of creating stories, it is really helpful to know what to do, what approach to take. The course has given me confidence that I can get my work out there and hopefully someone will like it enough to represent it and/or publish it.
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Catherine Cookson
college professor
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