Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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If anyone has any reservations about taking an online writing class, they can be assured that this will be a wonderful experience, full of lessons, critique and feedback from a knowledgeable instructor, as well as from the other students.
Memoir Writing
Jill Strada
radio station program director
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It's a great course to get you up and writing. The exercises are short enough so you can get them done if you're busy, and deep enough for you to learn the principle being taught.
Creative Writing 101
Brenda Noonan
technical writer
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This was the best course I have ever taken and I have BA, MA, and PhD degrees from Ivy League schools.
Memoir Writing
Cary Bell
school administrator
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This class made me dream, eat, and sleep with a creative eye toward the English language. And I loved being with the characters I created in my stories.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca McGown
educator/volunteer
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Fun, thought-provoking course that makes you believe you too can write features.
Article Writing
Megan Jamer
geoscientist
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An exceptional way to gain knowledge, exercise your skills, read in depth, and get out of your own way.
Creative Writing 101
Regina Sealey
patient financial advisor
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I’ve taken many writing workshops since the age of 20, and this was the best I ever participated in.
Memoir Writing
Erin Dow
public interest lawyer
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By the end of the class, students will have the tools to tell a speculative story and the knowledge to integrate into the field and work toward being published.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Kyle Rose
art director/cartoonist
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The course demystifies the whole book proposal: the elements and then how to craft each of the elements.
Nonfiction Book Proposal
Wanda Little Fenimore
assistant professor
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This class blew away the anxiety connected to writing and perfection.
Creative Writing 101
Mindy Jones
content developer
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I have recommended Gotham to all my friends (and one cousin) who are interested in writing.
Memoir Writing
Brenda Coven
librarian
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This is a terrific opportunity to get in there and write in a supportive, engaging, constructive environment.
Memoir Writing
Maggie Morth
freelance copy editor
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Excellent. Inspiring. Motivating.
Children’s Book Writing
Faiza Ambah
filmmaker
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An excellent introduction to children's books, even for those well-versed in other styles of writing.
Children’s Book Writing
Rose McAdoo
event coordinator
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It is a great introduction to writing a mystery, and covers all the topics you need to consider to start.
Mystery Writing
Gail Gee
accountant
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The class is a gateway to a new or renewed commitment to your writing and to yourself.
Creative Writing 101
Pamela Ouellette
speech language pathologist
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A whirlwind of a course, covering many different aspects of creative writing.
Creative Writing 101
Dinsdale Raddatz
bookkeeper
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This was a wonderful experience and I have already signed up for my second class.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Perkins
wealth management
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The teacher was kind but thorough. She would ask why a character would say or do something, or point out that the dialogue was good, but there was too much of it, or a scene needed to be grounded so the reader would know where it was, what it looked like, etc. And she would ask "how did you feel about that?" I learned a tremendous amount from this.
Memoir Writing
Joanne Lupton
distinguished professor, emerita
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One of the best decisions I've ever made. Improved my writing incredibly.
Fiction Writing
Linda Burgess
waitress/bartender
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