Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Phrases I would use are "achievable deadlines for working people", "constructive critiques from an eagle-eyed instructor" and "bloody good course". Am I allowed to swear?
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Reader
english language teacher
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Supportive and incredibly instructive, with enough backup material for a year of study.
Fiction Writing
Gary Boyd
nuclear engineer
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I have always found Gotham students to be exceptional. Consequently the feedback you get in the workshop setting is invaluable.
Novel Writing
Pat Smith
retired college professor
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An inspiring, fire-in-my-heart-starting, enjoyable, memorable class.
Creative Writing 101
Eva Massari
hospital administrator
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The course was insightful in terms of how best to evaluate characters and make them come alive.
Character Development
Vincent Alati
writer
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I came into this course feeling so stuck with my novel, and I'm leaving it feeling more inspired than ever.
Fiction Writing
Hannah Siddiqui
blogger/writer
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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 found that the given assignments sparked stories I had no idea I had in me.
Creative Writing 101
Keith Hallworth
entertainment industry
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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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A good inspirational kick in the pants.
Hit Send: Publishing Short Nonfiction
Melanie Senn
university lecturer
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Life-changing.
Poetry Writing
Loren DeVito
medical writer
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I'm a writer in another sphere, and I was amazed that when we were going over things I knew from work, I was still excited and learning new angles.
Fiction Writing
Colin Healey
filmmaker/grant writer
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Informative, entertaining, effective.
Business Writing
Craig Bayer
writer/activist
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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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A very helpful introduction to blogging.
Blog Basics
Colleen Ellis
book seller
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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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If the memories inside your head are as cluttered and chaotic as all those photos you still haven't put into albums, this course is a good way to start imposing some structure on them.
Memoir Writing
Suzanne La Muniere
IT purchasing coordinator
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This was the best course I've ever done and I'm heartbroken that it has ended so quickly.
Fiction Writing
Fiona Shelton
lawyer/linguist
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Quite simply, this has been a life-changing, life-enriching experience. No kidding. This is the best gift I've given myself in years.
Fiction Writing
Brenda Nesbitt
creative director
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It's a great motivating tool when you have a screenplay in your head that you need to write. This class will pull that story out of you and put it on a page.
Screenwriting
Sarah Coker
advertising writer
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