Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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Very informative and useful for all memoir writers.
Memoir Writing
Chak Koonapareddy
filmmaker
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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 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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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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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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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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Magical! Beyond expectations. I wished it wouldn’t end.
Memoir Writing
Sarina Prabasi
nonprofit CEO
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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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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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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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A great introduction to the idea of memoir.
Memoir Writing
Erich Ball
united nations officer
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I have recommended Gotham to all my friends (and one cousin) who are interested in writing.
Memoir Writing
Brenda Coven
librarian
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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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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 got me completing up to 75 pages of new work for my book, as well as giving me clearer ideas about what to do with chapters that needed work.
Memoir Writing
Rania Zada
writer
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I found the level of intelligence displayed by my classmates to be exceptional and working with them very stimulating. The big surprise to me was how strongly we bonded as a group.
Memoir Writing
Alexandra Baltarzuk
film sound engineer
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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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