Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A great opportunity to explore your creativity, learn about the craft, and meet a whole bunch of very intersting people that you would probably never encounter in your daily life.
Memoir Writing
Shelley Nagar
attorney
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You learn a lot about fiction, the writing process...and yourself.
Fiction Writing
Tom Poldre
public relations executive
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Gotham Writers' Workshop has proved a priceless resource for our members, and writers around the world. Their skilled instruction, convenient class schedules, and student-faculty exchange are without equal.
Screenwriting
John Johnson
executive director
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I would liken this class to an oasis for a weary desert nomad, a place that feeds, nourishes, and strengthens a writer's soul.
Children’s Book Writing
Judy Wang
photographer
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Take this class to learn the basics of writing. There are so many aspects to writing, some that I had never thought of. Extremely helpful!
Fiction Writing
Randi Millman-Brown
visual resources curator
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The in-depth presentation of building a character was beyond what I had expected. My characters are more detailed and round; no longer do they appear as flat as the page they are written on.
Character Development
Linda Gray
retired nurse
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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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The teacher sparked parts of my imagination that I didn't know were there.
Children’s Book Writing
Michelle Pimentel
teacher
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This is by far the best writing course that I have ever taken.
Memoir Writing
Linda Gask
doctor
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Take this course if you want to learn how to write mystery. You'd be hard pressed to find a more advanced online mystery writing course.
Mystery Writing
Kenton Yee
investment manager
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Serious, interactive introduction to the craft of mystery writing.
Mystery Writing
Charles Scoggin
physician-scientist/CEO
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This class was amazing. I learned so much and to my suprise, started writing songs after the first class.
Songwriting
Sari Kessler
jazz singer
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This course is invaluable. It really makes you sit down every day and write something, even if it's a phrase.
Fiction Writing
Paul Perroni
comedian
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Magical! Beyond expectations. I wished it wouldn’t end.
Memoir Writing
Sarina Prabasi
nonprofit CEO
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The teacher is one of the most nurturing people I've ever met.
Fiction Writing
Jason Mulero
HR Trainer
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Having never written anything other than required for work or school, I was apprehensive about the process and, frankly, somewhat intimidated. This course appealed equally well to anyone who wants to write-- from the novice to the experienced. I am taking two more!
Creative Writing 101
Linda McDowell
CEO
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If you want to write and receive interesting new approaches to writing, go! I learned more in the first two weeks than I did in all of college, and that cost $8,000 a semester!
Fiction Writing
Gwendolyn Armitage
student
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This class is a ten course tasting menu of the genres of food writing.You will leave the course with a better appreciation of food, wine, and food writing.
Food Writing
Rebecca Eder
developmental psychologist
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For the firs time, in a long time, I got back into the habit of writing. My only regret is not being able to take the actual classes in New York and have ongoing in person dialogue. But my geographical location and sliding Canadian dollar is no fault of the workshop - unless of course, the workshop is neck-deep in some international financial conspiracy aimed at yours truly. You guys don't seem like the types to do that though - but that almost gives you the perfect alibi.
Creative Writing 101
Joel Brown
chef
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A structured yet fun approach to firing one's creative synapses.
Creative Writing 101
PF Wills
organizational change manager
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