Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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It’s fun, freeing, informative, creative, a place to honor the endeavor of your writing, as well as the writing of others.
Fiction Writing
Stephanie Urdang
writer/healer
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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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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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The instructor made me feel so good about reaching beyond my comfort level.
Poetry Writing
Donna Feltz
medical practice administrator
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The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.
Poetry Writing
Will Upjohn
speech-language pathologist
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This course will open your eyes to the difficulty of writing good poetry, which is the first step to actually writing good poetry.
Poetry Writing
Robert Hahn
attorney
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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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A fantastic way to get a taste of the basic elements of writing in a friendly, low pressure environment.
Creative Writing 101
George Triffon
attorney
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The course helps you immerse yourself in the cogs and gears of what makes for great SF.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Ashley Jacobs
physician
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A fun, creative course that will help you find your groove as a writer.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Kathleen Walker
student
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Writing a pilot is a daunting task--this class will chop it up into manageable chunks, taking it step by step.
TV Writing
Chris Fletcher
comedian/actor
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Grammar can be your friend or foe, and having friends is better.
Grammar!
Zanette Choy
account executive
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I thoroughly enjoyed learning about romance novels and was surprised to find them to be such a structured piece of art. The instructor illuminated the distinctions and difficulties inherent in romance writing. She also provided us with the resources to work on our craft and tips to avoid pitfalls that many writers fall into, especially the traps that come with this particular style of writing.
Romance Writing
Ryan Migge
transcriber
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I have never in my life enjoyed a course more.
Creative Writing 101
Barbara Weisman
food enthusiast
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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 course was amazing. It had all the necessary elements: real life examples, text from literature, thoughtful comments. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone striving to become a better and more developed writer.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Mary Elizabeth Dubois
student
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I've taken a lot of introductory screenwriting courses and this one was by far the clearest and most effective.
Screenwriting
Anna Hopkins
actress
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I have received my writing kick start and I am off to further writing adventures.
Creative Writing 101
Ray Richard
contract administrator
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This was a great leap into fiction for me.
Fiction Writing
David Riley
SVP business development
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