Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 soul searching, cathartic, life changing, validating experience that was way more than just a writing course.
Memoir Writing
Chantal Hewitt
nanny
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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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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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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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Magical! Beyond expectations. I wished it wouldn’t end.
Memoir Writing
Sarina Prabasi
nonprofit CEO
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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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Inspiring. Encouraging. Affirming. Well worth the time, effort, and tuition.
Memoir Writing
Melanie Brake
stay at home mother
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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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When I finish a really good book, I usually am a bit depressed about not being able to hang out with the characters anymore. It takes me sometimes days to get over the loss. That’s how I’m feeling about Joselin Linder's class right now. I'm so sorry that it lasted ONLY ten weeks.
Memoir Writing
Lori Gaon
Self employed
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A fantastic journey into yourself.
Memoir Writing
Jennifer French
retired
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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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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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A great introduction to the idea of memoir.
Memoir Writing
Erich Ball
united nations officer
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