Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A brilliantly conceived and executed course.
Reading Fiction
Rayne O'Brian
writer
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Life-changing. Really. I am amazed at how many skills I walked away with. I feel like my dreams of making it as a humor writer are about to come to life!
Humor Writing
Zack Saltman
freelance writer
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Supportive and incredibly instructive, with enough backup material for a year of study.
Fiction Writing
Gary Boyd
nuclear engineer
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A fantastic way to improve your writing, whether you're new to the craft or brushing up on old skills.
Creative Writing 101
Karen McMillen
filmmaker
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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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Science Fiction Writing I provided a wonderful step-by-step guide to the basics of writing compelling science fiction, covering everything from inventing a story line to plot and character development to the essentials of world-building. The class also propelled me into a community of writers, who bonded together in a supportive environment.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Laurie Pine
communications specialist
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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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The combination of writing exercises and group feedback gave me the direction I never experienced in any other writing class. This class and instructor inspired me to finally do what I’d dreamed about doing for years.
Fiction Writing
Gabriella Contestabile
training director
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The instructor was better than my college professors. He really cared about my writing and made suggestions to improve the content and flow of all my submissions. He was very inspiring and motivatingr!
Memoir Writing
Patricia Minichiello
communications Leader
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I have grown more in these 10 weeks with Gotham than in an entire year on my own.
Fiction Writing
Will Pharis
theater teacher
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The course is all about getting the first draft down on paper with the help of an instructor and fellow classmates. No pressure to read your work out loud but the course will help you keep a word count at your own pace.
Novel Writing
Paula Lanier
medical copy editor
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This course lifted me up, introduced me to some incredibly talented people, and gave me a forum to do what I love. It was an inspiration.
Fiction Writing
Joanna Pellecchia
financial industry
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You learn a lot about fiction, the writing process...and yourself.
Fiction Writing
Tom Poldre
public relations executive
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Awesome, and alternative.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Jessica Freiman
student
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The processes taught in the course serve as an invaluable framework for thinking about the story to be told.
Fiction Writing
Nicholas Hayes
business executive
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I would liken this class to an oasis for a weary desert nomad, a place that feeds, nourishes, and strengthens a writer's soul.
Children’s Book Writing
Judy Wang
photographer
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The teaching is some of the very best I have ever experienced. Far superior to much of what was given to me in graduate school or seminary. The teacher is gifted, gracious, patient, perceptive, and makes the craft accessible and doable.
Fiction Writing
Thomas Farrington
writer
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This is a great course, keeps your mind engaged and your fingers typing.
Fiction Writing
Cindy Salyers
pilot
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If you are looking for real information in order to get your foot into the TV writing industry, this is a great class.
TV Writing
David Levy
writer/videographer
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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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