Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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It's a cross between a mind womb, an online kick-ass creativity party, and a playground for the kid stuck inside your soul.
Creative Writing 101
Jack Seemar
self-employed
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If you want to be a writer, this is where you need to go.
Fiction Writing
Mary Wilkins
project manager
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You will leave a much more confident writer than when you began.
Fiction Writing
Edward McNamara
chef
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It is a great introduction to writing a mystery, and covers all the topics you need to consider to start.
Mystery Writing
Gail Gee
accountant
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This class made me dream, eat, and sleep with a creative eye toward the English language. And I loved being with the characters I created in my stories.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca McGown
educator/volunteer
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This course is about taking the interesting events in your life and crafting them into literary works, about molding the real things that happened to you to fit the same literary rules you would for a novel.
Memoir Writing
Tess Hall
graduate student
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An emotional rollercoaster that everyone should ride.
Memoir Writing
Jonathan Stark
director
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I love every aspect of the online classes as you present them. This is my second one and I am thoroughly impressed with the quality of content, scope of topics, and with the high quality of instruction. The classes even allow for interaction with other class members via the weekly chats and email networking. This is an excellent educational experience. I plan to continue with other classes in the near future. Bravo!
Mystery Writing
Rosemarie Ferrara
high school principal
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A great opportunity to learn memoir writing, using many examples from famous memoirs, supported by the detailed structure and focus needed to convey a compelling life story.
Memoir Writing
Lizzie Belden
project manager
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Life changing. It gave me that push that I needed to start writing. I've always loved to write, but never felt comfortable sharing it with other people. Now that I know I'm better, I'm more confident.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Sera Thomas
student
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I cannot believe how much taking this course has improved my writing. When I look back and compare the things I wrote previously with what I am writing now, the difference is striking.
Fiction Writing
Carole Ann Moleti
nurse/midwife
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An excellent place to start for anyone who wants to write mysteries.
Mystery Writing
Anne Blake
illustrator
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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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Really effective at bumping up my own knowledge about the genre of Creative Nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Andrea Johnston
reading/writing teacher
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The feedback from our instructor as well as classmates was specific, insightful, encouraging, and essential in taking a project that had existed only in my head before the class and getting it onto paper with some degree of hope and confidence that it's actually worth pursuing.
Fiction Writing
Sara Shukla
writer
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The best thing you could do for yourself to upgrade your professional communication.
Business Writing
Nina Mirhabibi
production manager
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I was apprehensive at first about taking an online class since I am not a computer expert, and also because I wondered about a class with no face-to-face interaction. However, taking this class on the computer was so simple, I never felt intimidated. I also felt like I came to know both the instructor and the other students through their comments and class discussion.
Memoir Writing
Julia Gentile
retired attorney
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A fantastic introductory course on writing fiction.
Fiction Writing
Celia Anderson
respiratory therapist
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Every aspect of each class was a learning experience. The instructor made the minutiae as fascinating as the major subjects. It was extraordinarily well taught. I learned much more than I anticipated.
Screenwriting
Graham Fuller
executive editor
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It's a great course to get you up and writing. The exercises are short enough so you can get them done if you're busy, and deep enough for you to learn the principle being taught.
Creative Writing 101
Brenda Noonan
technical writer
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