Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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 fantastic journey into yourself.
Memoir Writing
Jennifer French
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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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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Super powerful!
Memoir Writing
Muneera Zaidi
mental health counselor
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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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Taking classes at Gotham is one of the best decisions I have ever made.
Memoir Writing
Warren Shaw
lawyer/historian
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The teacher was kind but thorough. She would ask why a character would say or do something, or point out that the dialogue was good, but there was too much of it, or a scene needed to be grounded so the reader would know where it was, what it looked like, etc. And she would ask "how did you feel about that?" I learned a tremendous amount from this.
Memoir Writing
Joanne Lupton
distinguished professor, emerita
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Writer's block ends during class!
Memoir Writing
Elizabeth Mauran
company president
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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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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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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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