Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This class taught me so much about the craft of writing children's books. It grew my love of books even more!
Children’s Book Writing
Maria Hanley
early childhood dance educator
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A community of intelligent, supportive writers with the best interest of the story at heart.
Fiction Writing
Erin Kidd
indie publisher
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This is a wonderfully structured class where those who enjoy writing fiction can learn more about their craft, and benefit from an open class discussion forum.
Fiction Writing
Charles Stansell
registered nurse
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It was a good way to make yourself write a lot, and not have a lot of pressure to make it great.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Jess Fatzinger
student
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I was surprised at how everything worked exactly as it was supposed to. Too often there are frustrating gliches in technology-oriented things—none with Gotham Writers' Workshop!
How To Get Published
Renee Domogauer
ESOL teacher
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If you're at all interested in playwriting, even if you have no idea what you want to write about, you must take this course.
Playwriting
Kevin Hopps
TV animation writer
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A great way to polish your business communication and better reach out to colleagues and potential customers.
Business Writing
Rachel Lapidow
intake coordinator
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Every aspect of each class was a learning experience. The instructor made the minutiae as fascinating as the major subjects. It was extraordinarily well taught. I learned much more than I anticipated.
Screenwriting
Graham Fuller
executive editor
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Writer's block ends during class!
Memoir Writing
Elizabeth Mauran
company president
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A really fun, collaborative experience that encouraged stretching my boundaries as a writer and a reader.
Fiction Writing
Jonathan Powell
physician
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The course was fun, entertaining, and showed me a new outlook on writing.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Alexandra Quier
student
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When I signed up I was full of nerves and wondered if I'd have the courage to follow through. By the end of the course I felt inspired and excited and couldn't wait to write more.
Fiction Writing
Marisa Gorst
ballet dancer
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Science Fiction Writing I provided a wonderful step-by-step guide to the basics of writing compelling science fiction, covering everything from inventing a story line to plot and character development to the essentials of world-building. The class also propelled me into a community of writers, who bonded together in a supportive environment.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Laurie Pine
communications specialist
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I learned how to think like a mystery writer.
Mystery Writing
Fiona Kirk
journalist
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A good inspirational kick in the pants.
Hit Send: Publishing Short Nonfiction
Melanie Senn
university lecturer
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Well worthwhile. I would strongly recommend for those in the early stages of writing.
Fiction Writing
Ann Wheaton
journalist
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This was a great way for me to get my toes wet in the writing process.
Creative Writing 101
Stacy Phillips
preschool resource teacher
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Taking classes at Gotham is one of the best decisions I have ever made.
Memoir Writing
Warren Shaw
lawyer/historian
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This is an extremely important foundational course to put you on the right track.
Fiction Writing
Mirette Bahgat
humanitarian worker
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The combination of writing exercises and group feedback gave me the direction I never experienced in any other writing class. This class and instructor inspired me to finally do what I’d dreamed about doing for years.
Fiction Writing
Gabriella Contestabile
training director
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