Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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 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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Very informative and useful for all memoir writers.
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Chak Koonapareddy
filmmaker
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A full house of all the things a writer needs to be a better writer.
Memoir Writing
Darrin Pruitt
public health preparedness
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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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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 day was a wonderful introduction to writing a memoir with topics covered thoroughly and interspersed with excellent exercises.
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Pamela Markham
visual artist
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A fantastic journey into yourself.
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Jennifer French
retired
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I look at my creative writing after just 10 weeks and am amazed at what I can do and how proud I feel about my writing.
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John Furth
management consultant
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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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A really interesting way to get at your own personal history.
Memoir Writing
Joanna Patton
ad agency owner, retired
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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!
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Kay Berryman
retired
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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.
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Janet Davenport
communications VP
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This is a great course for somebody trying to make personal sense of a part of their life.
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Rebecca Brown
physical therapist
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A soul searching, cathartic, life changing, validating experience that was way more than just a writing course.
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Chantal Hewitt
nanny
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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.
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Kristine McCarthy
English teacher
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This is by far the best writing course that I have ever taken.
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Linda Gask
doctor
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This class will give you the kick you need to get your book completed.
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William Dameron
IT director
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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.
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Michael Keogh
currency trader
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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.
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William Dameron
director of it
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