Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I am a professional writer by trade, but I learned so such about character development, the elements and structure of writing memoir, and the more nuanced, subtle ingredients of story writing.
Memoir Writing
Janet Davenport
communications VP
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Our teacher really connects with the students, tries to understand what kind of writing each individual student wants to do, and then gives very specific and constructive feedback.
Creative Writing 101
Osama Shehzad
engineer
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A brilliantly conceived and executed course.
Reading Fiction
Rayne O'Brian
writer
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A very thorough course on how to write great feature articles, covering not just the writing and content, but how to approach an editor as well.
Article Writing
Traci Browne
freelance writer
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The instructor sparked my creativity and helped me focus on what my work as a writer should be. His advice guides much of what I write.
Article Writing
Nicholas Troilo
newspaper columnist
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What you're paying for is so much more than the course. You are getting inside knowledge from seasoned writers, and unbiased, constructive feedback from your teachers and peers (something friends and family might not have the heart to provide).
Screenwriting
Max Voice
writer/musician/cartoonist
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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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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 course gave me a solid understanding of what it takes to be a writer.
Creative Writing 101
Gary Bigler
operations manager
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A realistic, informative look into the freelance lifestyle.
Hit Send: Publishing Short Nonfiction
Amie Santoleri
advertising executive
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A fantastic way to start writing! I wrote 20 pages of a memoir that I've been thinking about writing for some time. The feedback from the instructor and peers convinced me that I have a story worth telling, and I took away excellent ideas to improve my writing.
Memoir Writing
Kristine McCarthy
English teacher
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By the last two classes you actually stand in front with a mic and the lights shining at you just like a club. You can do a routine in a real club with your other classmates (but only if you want to) and in my class everyone did it and enjoyed it.
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Larry DeCato
student
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On a scale of 1 to 5, I would rate this class a 10. The course, the fellow students, the insights, the structure, the ease of use of your Web site, and most particularly your instructor made the class one of the most wonderful, valuable, and interesting learning experiences of my life.
Novel Writing
Gene DePoris
publishing
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You'll be blogging by the end & learning how promote your blog. I highly recommend it.
Blog Basics
Holly Warah
blogger
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Ever wanted to write a mystery novel? Start here.
Mystery Writing
Douglas Dechow
science librarian
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I am walking away from this course with much more than I would have imagined and a hunger to continue travel writing.
Travel Writing
M'Daya Meliani
television editor
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Learned a lot about writing while laughing very hard.
Humor Writing
Dodd Ellsworth
computer programmer
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While most online courses out there seem to be pretty ineffective, I was very surprised by the quality of the instructor and the amount of positive and realistic criticism I received in the course. Worth every penny.
Poetry Writing
Richard Cheatham
law case assistant
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A "must" to boost your confidence in writing.
Creative Writing 101
Francis Alberto
urban planning consultant
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The class is a nurturing environment and a wonderful place to practice and hone the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Tim Kenyon
college instructor
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