Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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This course helped me have a major writing breakthrough. Very exciting!
Novel Writing
Maggie Tsavaris
law professor
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 you want inspiration for writing your novel, go for it.
Novel Writing
Agne Narusyte
art critic
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I've been studying the elements of the craft for years, yet the instructor was immensely helpful as I work toward completing my novel.
Novel Writing
Sara Humphries
writer
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I learned several specifics about writing a novel, such as story drivers and presenting character attitude when writing description. I also feel far more confident on how to approach the writing of a novel—what essential elements I need to map out before getting to work on writing it.
Novel Writing
James Hornbeck
retired
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Each time I take a writing course with Gotham, I gain new insights
Novel Writing
Karen Osborne
consultant & trainer
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The instructor was able to provide constructive and well-meant criticism no matter what the author's style and approach.
Novel Writing
Noah Walley
venture capitalist
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The instructor is one of those teachers that immediately makes you feel you are in the right place. Not only does she have strong command of the material, she delivers it with enthusiasm and the desire to make sure the students really understand.
Novel Writing
Joshua Kornreich
investment analyst
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