Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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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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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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This is a great course for somebody trying to make personal sense of a part of their life.
Memoir Writing
Rebecca Brown
physical therapist
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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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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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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
Margaret Morth
freelance copy editor
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The course helped to re-ignite my passion for my book. I'm excited enough to register early for Memoir II.
Memoir Writing
Tracey Hughes
public relations
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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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This class will give you the kick you need to get your book completed.
Memoir Writing
William Dameron
IT director
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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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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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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 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.
Memoir Writing
Britta Larsen
advertising
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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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Our class participants had a wide range of writing experience, and personalities, and the teacher was effective at engaging every single person during each class.
Memoir Writing
Kathryn Foreman
marketing director
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This course was a game-changer in the beginning of this life chapter for me as a writer.
Memoir Writing
Wendy Timmons
producer
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