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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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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The instructor created an atmosphere of trust and helped students grow as writers and thinkers.
Memoir Writing
Mary Ellen Murray
tutor
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This course really clarified so many areas in Memoir Writing for me—especially how to structure and organize a book-length manuscript.
Memoir Writing
Jeanne McNulty
writer/weaver
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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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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 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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The instructor was very unintimidating; she seemed real and down to earth in her interactions with the class.
Memoir Writing
Virginia Tubeck-Drozd
freelance writer
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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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Despite the fact that we were online, the instructor immediately created an atmosphere of warmth, humor, and acceptance in the class. She made herself enormously available and set a tone for enjoyable and rigorous group learning.
Memoir Writing
Anne Morgan
psychologist
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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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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 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 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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I feel I am firmly on the road to my first book, and I wouldn't be on this road without you guys.
Memoir Writing
Helen Newman
writer
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I learned a ton about memoir.
Memoir Writing
Nancy Jacobs
movie marketing executive
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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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The best writing class I've ever taken.
Memoir Writing
Laura Appelman
realtor
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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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I loved this class. For a very reasonable price, I got structure from an experienced professional, as well as support from my peers.
Memoir Writing
Tulasi Payne
writer
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