Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Ever wanted to write a mystery novel? Start here.
Mystery Writing
Douglas Dechow
science librarian
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I feel as though my goals of being a professional writer are much more attainable now!
Fiction Writing
Caitlin Carroll
PR professional
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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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The day was a wonderful introduction to writing a memoir with topics covered thoroughly and interspersed with excellent exercises.
Memoir Writing
Pamela Markham
visual artist
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A course where someone can gain confidence and build courage.
Creative Writing 101
Lorlie Watler
teacher
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This is a fantastic opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of screenwriting in a laid-back, enjoyable atmosphere.
Screenwriting
John Walters
teacher
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I completed the course feeling that I was a better songwriter.
Songwriting
Neil OHagan
teacher
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This is a great introductory course, not just for science fiction and fantasy, but also for writing.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Madeline Turnipseed
EMT
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When I finish a really good book, I usually am a bit depressed about not being able to hang out with the characters anymore. It takes me sometimes days to get over the loss. That’s how I’m feeling about Joselin Linder's class right now. I'm so sorry that it lasted ONLY ten weeks.
Memoir Writing
Lori Gaon
Self employed
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A must-take course if you are interested in scriptwriting.
Screenwriting
Ron Hervey
library supervisor
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This course made me a better writer, without a doubt.
Fiction Writing
Ari Loeb
circus performer
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Exactly the practical information I needed.
Plot
Amy Weinberg
registered nurse
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It's awe-inspiring how much we can grow when we're surrounded by other writers and avid readers who lift each other up with encouragement and constructive critism.
Fiction Writing
Isabelle Felix
psychology research assistant
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This is a great course for somebody trying to make personal sense of a part of their life.
Memoir Writing
Rebecca Brown
physical therapist
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If you ever wondered whether you'd be good at play, screen or TV writing, and which one would be the one for you, this is a great introductory course that will answer all of your questions.
Writing Scripts 101
Caroline Couderc
translator
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In just ten weeks, my understanding of film and what makes a good story has changed and evolved, and I feel well-prepared to write a far more compelling story now.
Screenwriting
Judy Chapman
editor
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I wrote some of my all time best poems in this class.
Poetry Writing
Greg Oaks
professor of English
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This was an excellent introduction to speculative fiction writing and a great course for someone who has never read a book on writing craft or attempted to write before.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Steven Howel
us army officer
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The class flowed in such a way you could not help but write well.
Creative Writing 101
Colleen Dougherty Bronstein
artist/metalsmith
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The instructor's clarity of criticism had to open the minds of everyone in the course.
Fiction Writing
Phillip Dibble
physician
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