Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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It helps you distinguish between the various types of nonfiction writing to determine where you are on the spectrum and what to study next.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Brian Shannon
consultant
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My instructor guided me in the direction I needed to go without trying to change my voice. I felt respected and cultivated.
Fiction Writing
Ruth Young
realtor
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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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This course lets you play with magic.
Creative Writing 101
Sandie Cheng
marketing manager
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If you're the least bit interested in writing articles, take this course.
Feature Article Writing
Del-Mia Strickland
manicurist
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Great for anyone who wants to get their speculative fiction story idea off the ground.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Chris Roberts
art director
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The course offers sound fundamental instruction for any poet, from the beginner to the poet seeking to refine his or her voice and skills.
Poetry Writing
Renee DeHoll
artist
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A “must” to boost your confidence in writing.
Creative Writing 101
Francis Alberto
urban planning consultant
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A great place to get clarity on your memoir writing. I feel a lot more clear and confident about my memoir.
Memoir Writing
Ruwan Meepagala
life coach
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If someone wanted to start a blog this is a great way to get the basics.
Blog Basics
Jessica Alberti
independent writer/photographer
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This course focuses on real-to-life scenarios and exercises to help you find clear language for the needs of you and your business.
Business Writing
Marissa Robles
marketing/communications
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It was an extremely rewarding experience—well organized, managed, and executed. I would like to take some other courses organized along the same lines. There were no negatives worth mentioning. I will recommend it highly to others. A superb class!
Poetry Writing
R. Stephen Rasin
corporate president and venture capitalist
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This is an incredibly motivating class that focuses both on the tactics of getting a novel onto paper and the process of keeping those ideas flowing.
Novel Writing
John Adams
communications manager
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A must if you're thinking of writing your own pilot.
TV Writing
Roxy McCarroll
site director
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We had an instructor who was interesting, but also interested herself -- in the students and their writing.
Fiction Writing
Lucas Dedrick
registered nurse
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The course gave me the push I needed to write again. I feel like I've gained a lot in writing skill and the reading has exposed me to a lot of writers I didn't know existed. I can't think of an easier or quicker way to access feedback from other writers. I can't wait for the next course…. I enjoyed the chat room specifically when our instructor and then a member of Zoetrope publishing joined it. The information I got from those two sessions was priceless.
Fiction Writing
Suzanne Hamby
student
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I found a creative part of myself that I had forgotten about.
Creative Writing 101
Marianne Murray
transformative learning consultant
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The teacher is not a pushover, but she definitely is an encourager. She offers sage advice, honest criticism, and a wealth of knowledge from her personal experiences as a published author.
Children’s Book Writing
Robin Nielsen
wife/mother/grandmother/business owner
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If you are looking for real information in order to get your foot into the TV writing industry, this is a great class.
TV Writing
David Levy
writer/videographer
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The perfect introduction to the mechanics of writing fiction and story telling.
Fiction Writing
Cristine Brooks
museum fundraiser
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