Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Memoir Writing was there for me at the right time during my creative journey. I was floating a bit, not sure of the structure and process, and this class equipped me with the right tools and provided a sense of direction.
Memoir Writing
Christie Munson
grant writer
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A fantastic way to start writing! I wrote 20 pages of a memoir that I've been thinking about writing for some time. The feedback from the instructor and peers convinced me that I have a story worth telling, and I took away excellent ideas to improve my writing.
Memoir Writing
Kristine McCarthy
English teacher
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This class will give you the kick you need to get your book completed.
Memoir Writing
William Dameron
IT director
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Taking classes at Gotham is one of the best decisions I have ever made.
Memoir Writing
Warren Shaw
lawyer/historian
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This is by far the best writing course that I have ever taken.
Memoir Writing
Linda Gask
doctor
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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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A great opportunity to explore your creativity, learn about the craft, and meet a whole bunch of very intersting people that you would probably never encounter in your daily life.
Memoir Writing
Shelley Nagar
attorney
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A really interesting way to get at your own personal history.
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Joanna Patton
ad agency owner, retired
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A full house of all the things a writer needs to be a better writer.
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Darrin Pruitt
public health preparedness
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A fantastic journey into yourself.
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Jennifer French
retired
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The instructor gave a complete and thorough class that hit upon the entire process of memoir writing. With almost every point she had an example that clearly illustrated the topic. The writing exercises were perfect and helped communicate the points even more.
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Britta Larsen
advertising
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A great way to begin to put together the memoir you always wanted to write.
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Stephen Conn
cartoonist/writer
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A very engaging experience where you learn nuances about writing that you didn't know existed. The science behind the art is something as an outsider we don't see.
Memoir Writing
Michael Keogh
currency trader
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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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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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The class gives you the tools to help you write your memoir and shines a light on the intense and somewhat overwhelming process that you'll undertake in getting yourself there.
Memoir Writing
Jessica Fiorillo
brand strategist
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I have recommended Gotham to all my friends (and one cousin) who are interested in writing.
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Brenda Coven
librarian
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A great introduction to the idea of memoir.
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Erich Ball
united nations officer
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I learned the nuts and bolts of memoir. Specifically, I got connected to the process of writing, and the course took it out of the theoretical and made it real for me.
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Drew Hastings
performing artist/writer
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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.
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Lizzie Belden
project manager
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