Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Incredibly energizing about the whole writing process!
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Sheryl Schaffner
writer
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 gave me an excellent introduction into what it takes to get published; it is packed full of instruction, information, and ideas on not only “How to Get Published” but also how to approach writing as a business.
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Katherine Getto
technical consultant
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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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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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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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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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Kristi James
fundraiser
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We all read our query letters and that was the highlight of a thoroughly fascinating four hours!
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Caroline Grist
freelance producer
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This course is wonderful. As a first-time author I was finding a lot of conflicting information about how to get published. This course cleared things up for me.
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Melinda Finn
student
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It was refreshing to hear an insider's perspective.
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Bobbie Wood
children's author
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Getting published will be a difficult endeavor; however, the process is no longer a mystery. I have a valuable resource and, most importantly, I have two query letters that are almost ready for public consumption.
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Trina Bailey
attorney
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I learned a great deal about the inner world and the background of the publishing scene. I was taught how to write a powerful query letter just to help open the door. This knowledge will prove to be paramount in my quest to be published, I'm sure.
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Joe Martin
corporate fleet/internet director
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I basically learned the rules of the game. It's not enough to want to write a book...one must know what to do with it afterward, and this course definitely illuminated that for me.
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Alexia Maria Di Fabio
student
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