Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A Gotham class will introduce you to a highly-motivated group of writers, led by a perceptive instructor, all of whom will help you look at your work in a new light.
Fiction Writing
Daniel Brody
broadcast engineer
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Our instructor was one of the most patient, thorough, and articulate teachers I've ever had.
Fiction Writing
Robert McGuill
writer
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I have always enjoyed writing, but I never had any focus. Now I feel like I am starting to find some direction.
Fiction Writing
Arnold Rothenberg
police officer
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Gotham took me from thinking about writing a children's book to actually writing one.
Children’s Book Writing
Kimberly Huaranga
vice principal for athletics
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It's a great motivating tool when you have a screenplay in your head that you need to write. This class will pull that story out of you and put it on a page.
Screenwriting
Sarah Coker
advertising writer
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I gained a very good grasp of the basics of writing fiction as well as a new perspective. Even before the course was half over, I found myself thinking about writing in a different way.
Fiction Writing
Anthony James
cell manufacturing leader
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It's a great course for teaching you how to write/structure your jokes and help you find your comedic voice.
Stand-Up Comedy Writing
Robert Lockwood
salesman/standup comedian
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This course gives you an opportunity to relive your childhood and use your imagination to its fullest capacity.
Children’s Book Writing
Ramon Taylor
television producer
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This class was Mother's Milk for infant novels.
Novel Writing
Orlando Rebolledo
maritime officer of navigation
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This course was amazing.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Lucas Van De Mosselaer
student
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That I was able to choose from the faculty someone relevant to my work—and who proved himself to be exceedingly capable as an instructor—was a ringing endorsement for Gotham Writers.
Fiction Writing
Michael Connors
Nonprofit CEO
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This course packs in more instruction and hard work than an entire year of film school writing courses.
Screenwriting
Sebastian Savino
writer/director
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A really fun thing to do every week that lets you do what you love while meeting new people that enjoy writing as much as you!
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Catie Rencricca
student
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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 instructor was a smart, thoughtful, caring editor; deeply knowledgeable about world literature; a champion for his students; and a beautiful writer himself.
Fiction Writing
David Allyn
CEO, nonprofit
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I'm a writer in another sphere, and I was amazed that when we were going over things I knew from work, I was still excited and learning new angles.
Fiction Writing
Colin Healey
filmmaker/grant writer
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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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The best writing class I've ever taken. Sign up now, like right now, before it fills up and you get wait listed.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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The teacher creates community in her classroom; I look forward to each class as a gathering of friends working together to improve each other's work. It is really a magical experience.
Memoir Writing
David Denaci
marketing executive
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In just ten weeks, my understanding of film and what makes a good story has changed and evolved, and I feel well-prepared to write a far more compelling story now.
Screenwriting
Judy Chapman
editor
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