Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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You will be unbelievably engaged.
Novel Writing
Catherine Birtwell
teacher
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If you want inspiration for writing your novel, go for it.
Novel Writing
Agne Narusyte
art critic
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An excellent way to get your novel kickstarted, to have support and guidance as you discover your writing, and to find a writing community.
Novel Writing
Lee McAfee-Scogin
occupational therapist
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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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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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This course helped me have a major writing breakthrough. Very exciting!
Novel Writing
Maggie Tsavaris
law professor
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An excellent way to stay on track, inspired, and supported.
Novel Writing
Kylie Zoller
behavior analyst
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Gotham Writers Workshop has rocked my world and transformed my life. I no longer blush when I tell people I am a writer.
Novel Writing
Michelle Wells
mom
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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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This was one of the most enjoyable and expertly directed classes I have ever taken. I look forward to being in one of this instructor's classes again.
Novel Writing
Sebastian Mondrone
teacher
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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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A great way to see your work through your readers' eyes.
Novel Writing
Crystal Walker
writer
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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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I learned more in this course than I could possibly write here. The instructor was amazing online. The best I've ever had and I have taken 7 online courses at various places. My understanding of the issues related to writing a novel is light years ahead of where it was prior to the class.
Novel Writing
Barbara Seith
managing director
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This class pushes you to just sit down and write, which is what you need during the first-draft stage.
Novel Writing
Mary Madigan
writer
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The teacher was one of the great teachers of my life (including my Yale professors!).
Novel Writing
Dolly Reynolds
lawyer
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After ten years of struggling, I finally feel that finishing this novel is within my grasp!
Novel Writing
Adele Gardner
librarian
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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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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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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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