Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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You'll learn, you'll laugh, you'll grow...and best of all, you'll get to put your newly acquired wit to the test when you perform on two of New York's infamous comedy stages!
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Jody Young
consulting
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Before taking the course, I did not fully understand the concept of "creative non-fiction". The course will open your eyes to its possibilities, as well as to your potential.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Lew Hoff
business owner (semi-retired)
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Each prompt had me tapping into a keg of creativity that I never could have imagined.
Creative Writing 101
Steve Hotopp
quantitative analyst
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This class taught me so much about the craft of writing children's books. It grew my love of books even more!
Children’s Book Writing
Maria Hanley
early childhood dance educator
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Great introduction to a variety of types of poems and approaches to writing.
Poetry Writing
Ellen Jardine
public school teacher
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An amazing introduction to basic blog writing skills.
Blog Writing
Katherine Greenwood
SEO analyst
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An awesome experience!
Writing Scripts 101
Janine Conway
VFX producer
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A fun introduction to the elements that come together to make a successful screenplay.
Screenwriting
Sarah Parvis
book editor
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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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This course took me out of the aimless approach to character development and helped with structure. The structure actually freed me, freed my characters to take on a form and personality and voice of their own.
Character Development
Stephen Price
attorney
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I think taking an online class is brilliant because you can access the class 24/7. I love the break down of the lecture, the notebook, the class discussion, and the booth. Most of all, this class got me writing for 10 weeks straight! With interactivity, you feel you want to write. You have a purpose and a goal so you prioritize it. And you feel like you're getting somewhere. I've taken Gotham's classes before and I will take them again—they're awesome.
Screenwriting
Marilyn Miller
screenwriter
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A must if you're thinking of writing your own pilot.
TV Writing
Roxy McCarroll
site director
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I absolutely LOVED it and have told all my friends what a great experience it was.
Creative Writing 101
Karen Crnkovich
business owner
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This course explores, quite successfully, the elements of craft one needs to acquire to elevate one's playwriting skills.
Playwriting
Asher Gelman
director/choreographer
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Awesome, and alternative.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Jessica Freiman
student
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This is the best course I have ever taken, and since I have a master's degree, I have taken hundreds of courses.
Fiction Writing
Heather Stone
VP of marketing and sales
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The course and the instructor have awakened in me a passion for writing I didn’t know I had.
Creative Writing 101
Sandra Feria
office assistant
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This is the best online course I have ever done. The way Gotham puts the lessons together and, more importantly, the weekly exercises and Booth projects, with comments not only from the teacher but also the class, is one of the most effective forms of learning one can experience.
Memoir Writing
Kashonia Carnegie
philosopher
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Gotham has found the perfect balance of freedom, knowledge, insight, and support.
Fiction Writing
Mariana Frias Vega
audio engineer
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This course was a superb resource for concise how-to knowledge with a practical punch. I especially enjoyed how the class material is spiced with personal tips and insider perspectives.
How To Get Published
Erin Brown Conroy
univ. prof./writer/speaker/mom of 13
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