Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Enlightening...a truly life-enriching experience. I can't praise the teacher enough. He opened my eyes to aspects of novel writing that would never have occurred to me if I hadn't enrolled in the course. I consider it a privilege to have been a member of his class.
Novel Writing
Julian Desser
journalist & copywriter
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This Novel Writing course gave me many excellent ideas for revising my manuscript. I feel eager to dig in and make the recommended changes.
Novel Writing
Joanna Friedman
psychologist
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Novel writing is a lonely process, so it was gratifying to talk with others also going through the same experience.
Novel Writing
Mary Thornton
marketing consultant
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I don't need an MFA when I can take a Gotham workshop.
Novel Writing
Wendy Lu
editor
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On a scale of 1 to 5, I would rate this class a 10. The course, the fellow students, the insights, the structure, the ease of use of your Web site, and most particularly your instructor made the class one of the most wonderful, valuable, and interesting learning experiences of my life.
Novel Writing
Gene DePoris
publishing
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Excellent overview of the necessary components and the thought process required to produce a novel.
Novel Writing
Philip Ritson
status engineer
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Just the right thing if you're trying to power through a first draft.
Novel Writing
Julie Lamba
leadership development consultant
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I have always found Gotham students to be exceptional. Consequently the feedback you get in the workshop setting is invaluable.
Novel Writing
Pat Smith
retired college professor
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If anyone wants support while writing his/her first draft, this is a great course for that.
Novel Writing
Helen Kim
writer
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This class will help you to get your story ideas organized and written in a format that is just as compelling for readers as it is in your mind.
Novel Writing
James Wassom
plant geneticist
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Everything in this class was organized and structured to perfection.
Novel Writing
Lilia Todd
writer
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This class is ideal for writers who have a solid story idea and need structure and external support to develop discipline and further their writing.
Novel Writing
Manda Newlin
learning coach
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The course is all about getting the first draft down on paper with the help of an instructor and fellow classmates. No pressure to read your work out loud but the course will help you keep a word count at your own pace.
Novel Writing
Paula Lanier
medical copy editor
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The best way to get readers and critiques from your peers before submitting your work to agents and publishers.
Novel Writing
Norma-Jean Callahan
real estate development
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A wise choice for someone who has a novel started in their desk drawer.
Novel Writing
Aimee DiPasqua
psychiarist
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This class was Mother's Milk for infant novels.
Novel Writing
Orlando Rebolledo
maritime officer of navigation
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The teacher's instincts for why something does or does not work are sly and subtle and always right.
Novel Writing
Maceo Marquez
project manager
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A great way to see your work through your readers' eyes.
Novel Writing
Crystal Walker
writer
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Thanks to this process I am confident I shall finish my first rough draft in a few weeks. That feels like a huge victory to me.
Novel Writing
Frank Van Putten
actor
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This is an incredibly motivating class that focuses both on the tactics of getting a novel onto paper and the process of keeping those ideas flowing.
Novel Writing
John Adams
communications manager
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