Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This was a hands-on course, which helped prepare students to get published.
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James Thompson
public relations
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Insight into the how, when, and why's of getting published. A wonderful doorway to the publishing world.
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Mary Badalamenti
retired educator
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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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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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The instructor made students aware of the difficulty of breaking into the business of being published without being the least bit negative…I feel a lot more optimistic.
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Trevor Peat
teacher/writer
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This course expanded my thinking on how to get published. I always knew it would not be easy—years of failed attempts proved that—-but I hadn't realized what I was doing wrong that was making it even harder.
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Deanne Tanksley
certified public accountant
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The instructor did an extraordinary job illuminating this tangled web of the publishing industry.
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Lauren Finley
student
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I learned why my query letter was weak, and received ideas on how to make it stronger.
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Cynthia K Garrett
attorney
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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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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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My main goal in taking this course was to hone the query letter for my novel. The letter I have now is far superior to the one I started out with, and I have a clearer idea of how to compose a query for future projects.
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Phyllis Smith
college instructor
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The most valuable lesson for me was how to screen potential agents. I have been signed by an agency in the past, only to find out that nothing was being done. Had I taken the course first, this wouldn't have happened, because I would have known what to look for. I also learned that my earlier attempts to contact publishers were likely rejected out of hand due to improper set up and formatting.
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Liane Shaw
teacher
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The teacher's open demeanor and availability for question-answering made it easy to ask anything.
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Tomijean Fernandez
organizational development consultant
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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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The teacher had a working knowledge of getting writers published, and his insight was invaluable.
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Jessica Thor
advertising executive
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Prior to the course, I had no clue how to go about getting my novel published. Now I have a concrete game plan.
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Valerie Simpson Cash
registered nurse
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This course gave me an in-depth analysis of the industry and enlightening information about the people within it.
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Tom Lance
accountant
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It was an interesting behind the scenes look at the publishing world.
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Carrie Voorhis
copywriter
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The instructor does a great job communicating with her students and makes a real effort to make herself available.
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Lyndon Taylor
business owner
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I learned what to expect from the publishing industry and how to write an effective query letter.
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Dave Mele
writer
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