Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I have already related to others my great experience in this course. It has been a real highlight of my year.
Fiction Writing
Kirk Mitchell
high school counselor
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I loved the online experience. The convenience of being able to study in my own home, and connect with people thousands of miles away. I think it's better than an actual classroom. It allows a more flexible schedule—if you get interrupted, you can just stop and catch up later.…
Fiction Writing
Brenda Sorrels
student
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Take it, take it, take it. It is lots of fun - you meet people of all ages, all walks of life from all over the world. The course is rich not only because of the excellent instructors but because of the fellow students!
Memoir Writing
Kay Berryman
retired
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While most online courses out there seem to be pretty ineffective, I was very surprised by the quality of the instructor and the amount of positive and realistic criticism I received in the course. Worth every penny.
Poetry Writing
Richard Cheatham
law case assistant
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Effective and helpful like you can't imagine.
Children’s Book Writing
Cristine Richmond
theatrical/tv wardrobe asst.
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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 was a fantastic class. I always thought that great writers were born that way. This course taught me that practice, practice, and more practice contribute just as much to great writing.
Creative Writing 101
Jennifer Lund
managing director
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I learned to deep-read a short story and how to restructure my own writing according to rules of theme, plot, character, setting, etc. It helped me tremendously.
Fiction Writing
Joachim Frank
professor
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The teacher was one of the great teachers of my life (including my Yale professors!).
Novel Writing
Dolly Reynolds
lawyer
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A great overview of the basics of playwriting. but the key was the instructor's feedback, which was supportive yet deeply insightful and constructive.
Playwriting
Heather Antonissen
communicationsspecialist
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Great way to improve your writing because of the personalized feedback and the writing techniques taught.
Unbound: Teen Creative Writing
Yash Menon
student
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I have taken many writing courses over the past few years, but this is the first that has ever inspired me to write every single day. This course helped me to stretch my writing muscles beyond anywhere they'd ever been before.
Children’s Book Writing
Lisa Benwitz
owner, court reporting firm
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Great for developing wonderful, round and rich characters for any type of creative writing project.
Character Development
Anya Tatum
actor/SAHM
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Practical solutions and practical assignments.
Business Writing
Chris Nagle
business process analyst
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It's like working with a helpful editor for 10 weeks fixing all your mistakes and helping you craft your writing. For a freelance writer that is worth its weight in gold.
Article Writing
Traci Browne
freelance writer
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I've taken writing courses in college, adult education classes and a couple of writing workshops. Fiction Writing I at Gotham has been by far the most rewarding.
Fiction Writing
John Daley
cable television advertising
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Every author wants to write that one story that will have a great impact, maybe even change the world. This course will help get you there!
Fiction Writing
Tad Blankenburg
project manager
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The best decision I ever made. The class helped me understand what I'm writing and how to make my career aspirations come to fruition.
TV Writing
Mark Thomas
event producer
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Very informative and useful for all memoir writers.
Memoir Writing
Chak Koonapareddy
filmmaker
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