Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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.
How To Get Published
Erin Brown Conroy
univ. prof./writer/speaker/mom of 13
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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!
How To Get Published
Margaret Nitka
business owner/freelance writer
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The agent/publishing world is like Mars to me. My approach to the people in those fields will be considerably different now than it would have been without this information.
How To Get Published
John Swain
teacher/actor
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A great way to learn how to write a query letter that can improve your chances of getting appropriate representation.
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Aisha Devera
psychologist
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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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Incredibly energizing about the whole writing process!
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Sheryl Schaffner
writer
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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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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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How To Get Published is like getting a coffee with a top literary agent who is miraculously willing to explain it ALL to you.
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Bex Drate
digital analytics consultant
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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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Take this course before you approach a literary agent, editor, or publisher!
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L.C. Armstrong
author/illustrator
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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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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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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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An overview of the publishing world, and an almost step-by-step guide to being as successful as possible when you are ready to navigate it.
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Laura Pernsky
teacher
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If you need to develop a query, this is the course to take.
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Cynthia Sabelhaus
security manager
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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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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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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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This course made me feel as though the door were finally cracked open for me to the literary and publishing world.
How To Get Published
Nicole Matta
writer
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