Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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An outstanding class that I would highly recommend to anyone with an interest in any type of humor writing.
Humor Writing
Kristen Williams
art director
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A brilliantly conceived and executed course.
Reading Fiction
Rayne O'Brian
writer
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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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I was wary of signing up blindly to something on the Internet, but this is a real class that was far better than most I took in college and grad school. It was the creative writing class I always wanted to take but was too scared to show up for in person!
Fiction Writing
Lisa Bloom
broadcast journalist
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A wondrous experience that pushed me to dig deep, and really think, about what I was writing.
Creative Writing 101
Philip Morphew
chiropractor
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The class is a gateway to a new or renewed commitment to your writing and to yourself.
Creative Writing 101
Pamela Ouellette
speech language pathologist
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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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I rode the train home scribbling ideas in a notebook. The next morning I got up and wrote another chapter of an easy-reader book I'm experimenting with. As I wrote, I thought about all I'd learned in class about character development, believable dialogue, confict and resolution, and making the whole thing interesting to a youngster. I can't think of a better investment of my time than to spend a Saturday in this class!
Children’s Book Writing
Linda Post
corporate communications
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A must for a serious screenwriter
Screenwriting
Curtis Easley
teacher
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This course is for writers who want to be authors and realize that to do that they need to dedicate themselves to regularly writing, regular honest critiquing, and continuous learning about their writing process.
Children’s Book Writing
Wendy LeBolt
exercise physiologist
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The instructor pushed us to do more than we believed we could and gave us the benefit of both the breadth and the depth of her knowledge.
Fiction Writing
Anne Woods
attorney
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The course explores how to tap into your most creative self for writing. How to create ritual, but also find ways to free yourself up from rigidities that inhibit creativity.
The Writer’s Mind
Linda Lucero
life coach
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GWW is the best online writing class I've found.
Fiction Writing
Richard Brooks
television producer
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An exceptionally well-structured course taught by an expert tutor.
Romance Writing
Nathalie Grignard
diplomat
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A perfect guide to writing a spec script (even if you've written one before).
TV Writing
Chris Beier
digital video producer
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It's all about discussing the craft and workshopping a piece that you want to see in stellar form.
Fiction Writing
Kimberly Kreines
creative writing tutor
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Even my editor, a former senior editor at Oxford University Press was taken aback by my satisfaction with the course. So, she's looking into herself.
Fiction Writing
Mia Hankins
writer
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The course places you in the world of screenwriting for a period of 10 weeks and is the perfect platform to share ideas, meet new people, and receive valuable feedback.
Screenwriting
Joseph Canaday
academic director
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The course gave me a wonderful overview of a variety of styles. I learned the difference between a memoir and a personal essay, between feature journalism and hard news, how to profile someone, and how to format news articles.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Helen Aki
student
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