Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Whether you want to write professionally or you need to polish your skills for school or your job, this course will help you.
Creative Writing 101
William Moss
purchasing manager
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It's a comprehensive, step-by-step course that teaches you how to write a TV Pilot and market it.
TV Writing
Juliana Beckett
marketing
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This is the first class you want to take if you have a serious interest in writing creative nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Mimi Gupta
engineer/blogger
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A perfect launch-point for beginning writers, and an excellent refresher for even the most seasoned of writers.
Creative Writing 101
Justin Davies
marketing
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I wanted to understand more about the basics of writing fiction and this course not only taught me those things but also required me to do those things.
Fiction Writing
Susan Snedaker
IT director
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The best way to get readers and critiques from your peers before submitting your work to agents and publishers.
Novel Writing
Norma-Jean Callahan
real estate development
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Gotham Writers is a powerhouse, full of courses that quickly jumpstart a writer's career.
Article Writing
Rose Domingo
writer
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This was an excellent introduction to speculative fiction writing and a great course for someone who has never read a book on writing craft or attempted to write before.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
Steven Howel
us army officer
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A great way of gaining experience in script-writing for the theatre.
Playwriting
Mary Holt
hospital physician
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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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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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The teacher offered great critical feedback on my short story. He understood what I was trying to achieve and challenged me to develop it in ways that made it a much stronger piece.
Fiction Writing
Gregory Rizzolo
psychotherapist
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Great introduction to a variety of types of poems and approaches to writing.
Poetry Writing
Ellen Jardine
public school teacher
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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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The instructor was a professional poet and a skilled teacher whose enthusiasm and experience made us each believe that we, too, have that of the poet in us.
Poetry Writing
Laura Jackson
organic farm educator
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It has everything you need to motivate you as a writer.
Children’s Book Writing
Suzanne Lituchy
elementary school teacher
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I have no idea if I will ever publish anything, but I did learn that writing is fun and interacting with other writers is fun.
Creative Writing 101
Forrest Zell
bar manager
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A wonderful introduction to the art of writing children's books.
Children’s Book Writing
Virginia Dunphy
elementary teacher
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A must for a serious screenwriter
Screenwriting
Curtis Easley
teacher
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It opened my eyes, guided my concentration, and trained my hand.
Article Writing
Georgia Murray
freelance writer & playwright
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