Alumni Quotes

"The course is for anyone who works in the Knowledge economy. You don’t have to be an aspiring professional writer/author to attend it. The most important takeaway is understanding the significance of my online presence/profile for my long-term career."

– Keshav Z.

"Write of Passage kicked my writing into action while simultaneously upgrading my mindset about how to write and share work. It’s more than a class. It’s a community that can change your trajectory in life."

– Kirsten C.

"I put up a website and some preliminary blog posts in May and June. By July, strangers who found me on Twitter and visited my site had paid me for introductory life coaching sessions. Can't argue with that."

– Pamela Hobart

"...gotten two new writing gigs since after I completed the course – all because I am now publishing regularly and distributing my ideas much better than before."

– Dozie Anyaegbunam

"When you share what you write, you create a magnet that attracts people who are thinking about the same things as you."

– Packy McCormick

"After taking the course, you realize that there isn’t some black box that separates you and your favorite writers. You can achieve the same result if you’re willing to put in the time and effort."

– Shanu Matthew

"The Write of Passage community are all in the same boat, so you get this incredible melting pot of ideas, and mélange of feedback that had an exponential effect on improving my writing."

– Andrew Barry

"Write of Passage is the community that you want to join if you are looking to meet people who share ideas on the internet. There is nothing else like it."

– Tim C.

"I can really tell that David, Will and Tiago CARED about helping students achieve their writing goals. That seemed to be foremost in your mind, rather than simply making the most profit."

– Jennifer N.

"Would you recommend this course? Yes, in fact, I have. Write of Passage kicked my writing into action while simultaneously upgrading my mindset about how to write and share work. It's more than a class, it's a community that can change your trajectory in life."

– Kirsten C.

"The course is most optimal for people who are looking to write, but don't know how/where to get started. It helped me establish a good process for writing non-fiction."

– Hemant J.

"The course forced me to finally take action, and start building writing and publishing habits. I launched a newsletter and realized the power of the personal email list."

– Max G.

"Supremely well-designed online course with fundamentally transformative techniques."

– Rishi

"I'm just blown away by how much value I've gotten out of this course. David is an amazing teacher. He's got a fan for life."

– Lindsay

"I've been debating about an MBA for some time but did not want to take on so much additional education debt. I truly believe WoP and BASB and future iterations of classes will be comparable to an MBA and I've never been more bullish on high-quality online education."

– Lev

"WoP helped me work through a challenging time. I’ve been navigating a career transition and had found myself feeling very stuck. Thinking through what interests me, engaging with other students, creating things…all helped me find inspiration in my work again and get my confidence back."

– Erik

"My biggest win in Write of Passage is that I have hope that I will be able to accelerate my career through writing online. I believe it is possible and I believe I have all of the tools to make it happen. I have hope that I will connect with people who appreciate what I do and benefit from it and likewise I will appreciate and benefit from them. Writing will enhance and transcend what would have happened otherwise."

– Owen

"A consistent system around all the ideas that I had. I have previously discovered A LOT here on my own, or had intuitions about. But WOP is helping me frame it in a way that will focus my efforts and 10x my output. I love the content triangle specifically and the idea of spending less time in front of the computer. But the structure of WOP is even more eye-opening in terms of showing what is possible in online education."

– Artur

"I've made a huge shift from viewing writing as a solitary pursuit to seeing it as a collaborative process. Collaboration, conversation, and feedback really tightens my thinking and helps me to write better finished pieces."

– Joseph

"I launched a website and newsletter. Giving and receiving feedback has made me a better writer and editor of my own work. Playing with my personal monopoly and talking through it with others has helped me recognize my goals and intentions."

– Nicholas

"The course helped revive the spark in my idea machine. So much energy was spent studying topics in the past, and then I felt like the machine hit a standstill. WOP brought it back to life. It made me feel like I was personally growing again and less anxious about stagnation at work."

– Salman

"WoP flipped a switch in my mind where I thought I couldn't write about certain topics to feeling like I could write about anything. I was blocked before, and now I feel unblocked and capable of tackling anything...So thank you for that. I will be eternally grateful. This is the BEST online course I’ve ever taken (and I’ve taken way too many!)."

– Ergest

"1. The course got me going. Over the beginner's hump of not knowing where or how to start. 2. Amazing community of people that provided useful and constructive feedback. 3. Understanding the writing process, especially the beginning stages and how you can follow your emotions (or anything that sparks energy inside you) to create the seed of an article. 4. Learning why writing on the internet is beneficial. This was a revolutionary concept for me."

– Brenda G.