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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Eye-opening and worthwhile if you ever plan to try to get published.
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John Nevola
retired
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The class provides all the information and support to more than help you learn what you need to know and get you on the path to publishing.
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Denise Flannery
strategic consultant
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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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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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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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The amount of information I received about the publishing business is staggering. If I fail in my attempt to publish a book or magazine articles, it won't be for lack of knowledge of how to go about it.
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Dominique Caillat
playwright
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The best part was the personalized attention to my query letter. The letter and the process has perplexed me for quite some time and now I feel more confident in what I'm doing and what to expect.
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Franklin Hunting
retired
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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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If you want to understand publishing and if you want to learn how to write an effective query letter, this course is worth the investment.
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Namrata Patel
marketing consultant
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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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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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A must for anyone seeking to publish a book! I really don't know how I would have managed without it.
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Rana Hanna
freelance writer
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I left this course better equipped to pursue my publishing goals.
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Maureen Dolbeare
author/writer
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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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I liked the perspective and insight the instructor brought as an agent, and I thought that she was incredibly receptive about questions.
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Melissa Chai
lawyer
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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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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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A thorough and informative course that guides you through the process of trying to get published.
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Geoffrey Barter
English teacher
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It's a true inside peek at the ins and outs of publishing while providing the tools to set anyone on the path to attempt a shot at having their work come to life in the public's eyes.
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Patty Hoeler
marketing surveillance manager
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