Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I love the online possibility! Sitting here in Santa Fe and having outstanding teachers from New York or other areas is one of the great benefits of this method. I love being able to create my own time structure—I would not do it otherwise. Your Web site functions very well; I am amazed how everything is connected and one thing reacts to the other. Well done!
Memoir Writing
Shanti Bannwart
psychotherapist
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The instructor covered the material in a way that was a complete road map for how to write well and get published.
Memoir Writing
Priscilla Dunne
real estate broker
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I learned more in this class than in any of my writing courses in college. It was extremely thorough and applicable.
Memoir Writing
Amanda Scott
actor
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The course really helped me look at memoir writing in a different way and gave me good insight into how to construct my own story in a way that is engaging, readable, and effective.
Memoir Writing
Daniel O'Rourke
psychotherapist
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This was my first online class, and it will be the only way I'll ever take a class again. It was never boring. There were no classroom distractions and no 45 minute late-night drives. I could get up to make a cup of tea, listen to my favorite CDs, print out the lectures, and read them at my leisure. What could be better?
Memoir Writing
Carol Davidsen
office manager
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I received the course as a present, and it is the best present anyone has ever given to me.
Memoir Writing
Lauren Hershkowitz
high school teacher, CPA, mother
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I was more than pleased with how the course worked online. There was a real connection between all of us who participated. Gotham did a seamless job of keeping us informed and connected.
Memoir Writing
Laurie Parker
dental ceramist
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This course was one of the best things I've done for myself to jumpstart my own work.
Memoir Writing
Adam Ward
student
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The organization of the site is great. Easy to move around. Clear. Super!
Memoir Writing
Remko Jansonius
museum curator
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I learned what is needed in a memoir to make it interesting to the reader.
Memoir Writing
Agnes Montgomery
student
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The course is both pragmatic and imaginative. The instructor's analysis of memoir as a separate genre with its own conventions is a real help.
Memoir Writing
William Spiegler
retired journalist
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I learned a ton about memoir.
Memoir Writing
Nancy Jacobs
movie marketing executive
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I further honed my memoir writing abilities and deepened my understanding of the issues unique to memoir.
Memoir Writing
Sarah Johnson
consultant
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This is my third GWW course, and I love them! The instructors are dynamic and experienced, the assignments and booth are useful and motivating, and the other students provide a great, full-bodied experience.
Memoir Writing
Laurie Stuart
ESL instructor
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The instructor was a constant source of inspiration, a supportive and perceptive critic. Thanks again for a course that has been very important to me...as a person, as a student, and as a teacher.
Memoir Writing
Harvey-Ann Ross
teacher
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I have been given excellent tools to help organize and create my memoir.
Memoir Writing
Jody Gardner
educator
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It was a good overview of the subject of memoir writing. I learned the basic components and where to start.
Memoir Writing
Julie Hanssen
social worker
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