Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I learned to deep-read a short story and how to restructure my own writing according to rules of theme, plot, character, setting, etc. It helped me tremendously.
Fiction Writing
Joachim Frank
professor
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It's exactly what you need to get unstuck.
Plot
Eva Sullivan
teacher
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Our class participants had a wide range of writing experience, and personalities, and the teacher was effective at engaging every single person during each class.
Memoir Writing
Kathryn Foreman
marketing director
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It was an extremely rewarding experience—well organized, managed, and executed. I would like to take some other courses organized along the same lines. There were no negatives worth mentioning. I will recommend it highly to others. A superb class!
Poetry Writing
R. Stephen Rasin
corporate president and venture capitalist
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Very informative and useful for all memoir writers.
Memoir Writing
Chak Koonapareddy
filmmaker
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It's a great way to improve your pieces, experiment with style, and determine what readers enjoy.
Fiction Writing
Isobel Scott
editorial assistant
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If you’re looking for a place to connect with other writers, give Gotham a try.
Fiction Writing
Lisa Brandy
active duty military
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This was the best online course that I had found, after researching consumer reports, etc. Loved it so much, I immediately signed up for the next online class that fit my needs.
Creative Writing 101
Kathy Conrad
retired VP of RE lending
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A wonderful introduction into the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Elizabeth Adams
visual artist
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The online format is very accommodating for those of us who struggle to 'find the time'. You will find yourself getting addicted to the course, anticipating the next assignment and critique every week.
Fiction Writing
Lisa Jones
director of controlling
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The most practical and effective online fiction writing course I've ever taken.
Fiction Writing
Gary Bishop
entrepreneur
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Gotham lights a fire to keep me chasing my writing dreams.
Character
Brad Regier
animator
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The teacher is great at workshopping material. He helps craft jokes while allowing students to keep their own voice.
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Richard Dery
teacher
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What started out as a 3-page extra credit experiment developed into a 28-page screenplay. My high school video teacher never expected this.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Melanie Lindauer
student
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Serious, interactive introduction to the craft of mystery writing.
Mystery Writing
Charles Scoggin
physician-scientist/CEO
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A fantastic way to start writing! I wrote 20 pages of a memoir that I've been thinking about writing for some time. The feedback from the instructor and peers convinced me that I have a story worth telling, and I took away excellent ideas to improve my writing.
Memoir Writing
Kristine McCarthy
English teacher
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I had no knowledge of this subject before taking this class...I now know how to format a scipt correctly and what is needed to produce an effective TV script.
TV Writing
AnneMarie Jones
trademark administrator
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This course lets you play with magic.
Creative Writing 101
Sandie Cheng
marketing manager
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I wished it wouldn't end.
Creative Writing 101
Riann Steele
actress
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The feedback from our instructor as well as classmates was specific, insightful, encouraging, and essential in taking a project that had existed only in my head before the class and getting it onto paper with some degree of hope and confidence that it's actually worth pursuing.
Fiction Writing
Sara Shukla
writer
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