Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I rode the train home scribbling ideas in a notebook. The next morning I got up and wrote another chapter of an easy-reader book I'm experimenting with. As I wrote, I thought about all I'd learned in class about character development, believable dialogue, confict and resolution, and making the whole thing interesting to a youngster. I can't think of a better investment of my time than to spend a Saturday in this class!
Children’s Book Writing
Linda Post
corporate communications
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An excellent way to fall in love with writing again.
Fiction Writing
Chloe Sehr
freelance writer
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It is intoxicating to sit in a room full of passionate, imaginative people, all of whom are giving their creativity free rein.
Fiction Writing
Aileen Ruiz
City of New York, staff analyst
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This was the best writing course I have taken to date and helped me immensely in motivating me to start writing again.
Fiction Writing
Sally Montas
payroll manager and blogger
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A wondrous experience that pushed me to dig deep, and really think, about what I was writing.
Creative Writing 101
Philip Morphew
chiropractor
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A great way to force yourself to work on songs to help you grow while meeting wonderful like-minded people who are nothing but supportive and kind.
Songwriting
Amy Grossman
coordinator
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Fun, educational, and motivating!
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Vincent Harper
tutor
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Just sign up. You'll be happy you did.
Creative Writing 101
Kimberly Peterson
investment analyst
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The course breaks down the anatomy of what makes a good story. By the end of the class you have the basic framework for developing a full bodied article.
Article Writing
Rafael Roy
photojournalist
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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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I found that simply taking this course has improved my attitude about my job and my life in general because I finally feel like I'm doing something I want to do...something that makes me happy.
Creative Writing 101
Jennifer Rome
research consultant
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This is the fullest, most challenging introductory course I've ever taken. The instructor seems to know everything there is to know about poets, and he shares this information with the class in the most creative ways.
Poetry Writing
Barbara Janes
public relations
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Convenient, fun, and enlightening!
Creative Writing 101
Evan Williams
homemaker
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Nothing about the course felt intimidating, yet the instructor and subjects/assignments were sophisticated and enormously fun.
Creative Writing 101
Susan D'Addario
sleep wellness coach
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I had a great time studying TV and talking about it with other people who are passionate about it.
TV Writing
Robyn Gordon
technical writer
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In a short time, my knowledge about the specific craft issue of dialogue went from pathetic to substantial.
Dialogue Writing
Barbie Beaton
writer
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My writing skills have improved dramatically; I’ve learned to THINK about and SEE screenwriting in a whole new light.
Screenwriting
Anne Lower
fundraiser/producer
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I didn't realize that an online course could be so effective. I developed genuine connections with my classmates and my teacher and learned a tremendous amount.
Fiction Writing
Joseph Moldover
clinical psychologist
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A great way to satisfy the writing bug. Thank you!
Creative Writing 101
Brian LaPointe
elementary school teacher
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Before starting the course, I could not come up with a good plot, and had not written in a long time. After writing a few assignments, the ideas started coming fast and furious.
Creative Writing 101
Pat Comley
IT management
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