Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Great course for building a foundation for proposal writing.
Nonfiction Book Proposal
Helene Connelly
advertising
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Our teacher really connects with the students, tries to understand what kind of writing each individual student wants to do, and then gives very specific and constructive feedback.
Creative Writing 101
Osama Shehzad
engineer
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My friends know I lived for my course. I was always excited to be going to class, and always had a lot to think about afterwards.
Fiction Writing
Frances Samuels
freelance writer
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The class is a nurturing environment and a wonderful place to practice and hone the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Tim Kenyon
college instructor
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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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The course was like a mouthwatering piece of chocolate cake, each bite better than the last and when it's all gone, you cant help but miss it.
Fiction Writing
Noverlee Howell
college counselor
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I couldn't believe the way it helped me write.
In(verse): Poetic Techniques for Non-Poets
Jean Prendergast
psychologist
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What you're paying for is so much more than the course. You are getting inside knowledge from seasoned writers, and unbiased, constructive feedback from your teachers and peers (something friends and family might not have the heart to provide).
Screenwriting
Max Voice
writer/musician/cartoonist
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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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The online format is very accommodating for those of us who struggle to 'find the time'. You will find yourself getting addicted to the course, anticipating the next assignment and critique every week.
Fiction Writing
Lisa Jones
director of controlling
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Very informative and useful for all memoir writers.
Memoir Writing
Chak Koonapareddy
filmmaker
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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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It allowed me to open up the creative side of myself that I often don't get to use in my Monday to Friday work life.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Ashlea Cook
registered nurse
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This course confirmed certain ideas I had about business writing while also providing fresh insights.
Business Writing
Alba Seoane
equity research analyst
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I left class every day feeling inspired and by the end of the 10 week course I had already started playing open mic nights.
Songwriting
Adam Ramsey
singer/songwriter/bartender
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It helps you get into the psyche of the modern-day kid and tells you everything you need to include in your writing to impress the current generation.
Children’s Book Writing
Barkha Sheth
homemaker
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Great class for anyone serious about completing a novel.
Novel Writing
Katherine Lim
lawyer
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This course is great for someone who has an idea for a TV show, and has no idea how to go about writing it.
TV Writing
Katie Arroyo
radiation therapy
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A triple threat of relevant content, challenging and rewarding assignments and invaluable feedback.
Fiction Writing
Cathy Greenland
development director
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You are introduced to the basic tenents of fiction writing, but are allowed to attack them one at a time so that you aren't overwhelmed and can just let your ideas flow.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Feuerbach
freelance writer
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