Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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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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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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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 course helped me have a major writing breakthrough. Very exciting!
Novel Writing
Maggie Tsavaris
law professor
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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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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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If you want inspiration for writing your novel, go for it.
Novel Writing
Agne Narusyte
art critic
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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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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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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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Everything in this class was organized and structured to perfection.
Novel Writing
Lilia Todd
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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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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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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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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This class was Mother's Milk for infant novels.
Novel Writing
Orlando Rebolledo
maritime officer of navigation
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A great way to see your work through your readers' eyes.
Novel Writing
Crystal Walker
writer
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An excellent way to stay on track, inspired, and supported.
Novel Writing
Kylie Zoller
behavior analyst
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