Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Take it, take it, take it. It is lots of fun - you meet people of all ages, all walks of life from all over the world. The course is rich not only because of the excellent instructors but because of the fellow students!
Memoir Writing
Kay Berryman
retired
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Very informative and useful for all memoir writers.
Memoir Writing
Chak Koonapareddy
filmmaker
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This was the best course I have ever taken and I have BA, MA, and PhD degrees from Ivy League schools.
Memoir Writing
Cary Bell
school administrator
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The instructor was better than my college professors. He really cared about my writing and made suggestions to improve the content and flow of all my submissions. He was very inspiring and motivatingr!
Memoir Writing
Patricia Minichiello
communications Leader
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A great opportunity to learn memoir writing, using many examples from famous memoirs, supported by the detailed structure and focus needed to convey a compelling life story.
Memoir Writing
Lizzie Belden
project manager
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I am writing more now than I have in years and I look forward to taking another class soon.
Memoir Writing
Lisa Goris
production manager
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All that you need to become a better memoir writer is the desire. This course will give you everything else.
Memoir Writing
William Dameron
IT director
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This course is about taking the interesting events in your life and crafting them into literary works, about molding the real things that happened to you to fit the same literary rules you would for a novel.
Memoir Writing
Tess Hall
graduate student
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She is one of the kindest, most supportive instructors I've ever had the pleasure of working with. Her knowledge of craft coupled with her passion for helping people create stories made for an excellent class.
Memoir Writing
Claire Tomasi
cartoonist
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The day was a wonderful introduction to writing a memoir with topics covered thoroughly and interspersed with excellent exercises.
Memoir Writing
Pamela Markham
visual artist
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This class was a wonderful mix of lecture, assignments, exchanges, and critiques. I've learned so much. My technique has improved, and I will continue to refer to the lectures as I write my memoir.
Memoir Writing
Deborah Lehman
freelance journalist
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The instructor created an atmosphere of trust and helped students grow as writers and thinkers.
Memoir Writing
Mary Ellen Murray
tutor
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The teacher set up a lovely, nurturing, and non-judgmental environment that made for a true writer's haven.
Memoir Writing
Beth Friedman
psychotherapist
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A great place to get clarity on your memoir writing. I feel a lot more clear and confident about my memoir.
Memoir Writing
Ruwan Meepagala
life coach
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Inspiring. Encouraging. Affirming. Well worth the time, effort, and tuition.
Memoir Writing
Melanie Brake
stay at home mother
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It's the most interesting thing I've done in a very long time.
Memoir Writing
Elizabeth Kuh
child & adolescent psychiatrist
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This is the best online course I have ever done. The way Gotham puts the lessons together and, more importantly, the weekly exercises and Booth projects, with comments not only from the teacher but also the class, is one of the most effective forms of learning one can experience.
Memoir Writing
Kashonia Carnegie
philosopher
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The teacher creates community in her classroom; I look forward to each class as a gathering of friends working together to improve each other's work. It is really a magical experience.
Memoir Writing
David Denaci
marketing executive
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My writing has improved more than 100%, and I can hardly wait to take another course.
Memoir Writing
Diane Calvert
visual artist
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This course made me believe that I had a story to tell and that I could craft one that would resonate.
Memoir Writing
William Dameron
director of it
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