Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I learned that I could use my life experiences to heal and possibly help others too.
Memoir Writing
Lyssette Horne
documentarian
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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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This is by far the best writing course that I have ever taken.
Memoir Writing
Linda Gask
doctor
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I am a professional writer by trade, but I learned so such about character development, the elements and structure of writing memoir, and the more nuanced, subtle ingredients of story writing.
Memoir Writing
Janet Davenport
communications VP
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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.
Memoir Writing
Drew Hastings
performing artist/writer
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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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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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If anyone has any reservations about taking an online writing class, they can be assured that this will be a wonderful experience, full of lessons, critique and feedback from a knowledgeable instructor, as well as from the other students.
Memoir Writing
Jill Strada
radio station program director
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A fantastic journey into yourself.
Memoir Writing
Jennifer French
retired
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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 really interesting way to get at your own personal history.
Memoir Writing
Joanna Patton
ad agency owner, retired
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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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Many people in this class had break-throughs and began to really write their life.
Memoir Writing
Anne Rudig
director of communication
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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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Interesting, eclectic, and thoughtful participants. And a top-notch teacher to boot.
Memoir Writing
Robyn Heisey
executive assistant
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This course is like a journey into a forgotten world that you used to know.
Memoir Writing
Junis Sultan
student
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I’ve taken many writing workshops since the age of 20, and this was the best I ever participated in.
Memoir Writing
Erin Dow
public interest lawyer
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This is a terrific opportunity to get in there and write in a supportive, engaging, constructive environment.
Memoir Writing
Maggie Morth
freelance copy editor
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A great way to begin to put together the memoir you always wanted to write.
Memoir Writing
Stephen Conn
cartoonist/writer
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An emotional rollercoaster that everyone should ride.
Memoir Writing
Jonathan Stark
director
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