Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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An excellent introduction to children's books, even for those well-versed in other styles of writing.
Children’s Book Writing
Rose McAdoo
event coordinator
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I feel like I've made my story so much better in just a few short months. Thank you!
Children’s Book Writing
Colleen Craig
marketing research director
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I learned a lot and I wrote a lot. And I'm very enthusiastic now about playwriting.
Playwriting
Massimo Licata
sculptor
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Quite simply, this has been a life-changing, life-enriching experience. No kidding. This is the best gift I've given myself in years.
Fiction Writing
Brenda Nesbitt
creative director
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If you want to write and receive interesting new approaches to writing, go! I learned more in the first two weeks than I did in all of college, and that cost $8,000 a semester!
Fiction Writing
Gwendolyn Armitage
student
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A must if you want stop guessing what's wrong with your query and start working on improving it.
How To Get Published
Logan Williams
writer
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The teacher offered great critical feedback on my short story. He understood what I was trying to achieve and challenged me to develop it in ways that made it a much stronger piece.
Fiction Writing
Gregory Rizzoo
psychotherapist
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I look at my creative writing after just 10 weeks and am amazed at what I can do and how proud I feel about my writing.
Memoir Writing
John Furth
management consultant
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An excellent intro to writing, a perfect means of getting my feet wet after years of not writing. No pressure, no painful assignments. Just a laid-back, supportive, and fun atmosphere.
Creative Writing 101
Andrea Shiffman
math teacher
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Great opportunity to experiment with different forms of dramatic writing.
Writing Scripts 101
Chip Parham
advertising sales
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What a great way to get your arms around everything that goes into travel writing.
Travel Writing
Dave Ambrose
business analyst
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A real-world look at the business of writing for television that gave me the tools and motivation to write my first spec script. I'm confident that I can use what I learned to break into the industry.
TV Writing
Chris Neyman
commercial music composer
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Helpful, interesting, enjoyable, and challenging.
Business Writing
Tonya Marsh
senior executive assistant
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An excellent primer on how to get started as a freelance writer.
Hit Send: Publishing Short Nonfiction
Lisa Conquet
psychotherapist
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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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A great way to get a jump on an idea for a screenplay while learning the fundamentals for what makes a script shine.
Screenwriting
Adam Freed
attorney
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The kick in the butt you need to get your screenplay out of your head and on to the page!
Screenwriting
Buki Elegbede
assistant production manager CBS
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This course is a well-taught, friendly class in which you learn many important writing skills.
True Story: Teen Creative Nonfiction
Marina Chen
student
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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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Interesting, eclectic, and thoughtful participants. And a top-notch teacher to boot.
Memoir Writing
Robyn Heisey
executive assistant
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