Upcoming Classes at UNM Continuing Education
Writing from the Heart: A Feedback Group for Writers
August 14 through October 2. Wednedsay evening, 5:30–7:30.
Are are working on a short story, a novel, a nonfiction book, or memoir? Would you like the benefit of sharing and discussing your work in a group setting? This class is for aspiring and beginning writers who want supportive feedback, and are willing to assist other writers by reading and commenting on their work.
Classes include discussion of writing topics, resources, and a review of participants’ writing. Feedback on your work will be structured to be helpful and supportive, and will be provided by class members and the instructor.
The Artist’s Way for People Who Want to Write (88116)
Sept 17 to Dec 3, 2019, Tuesday, 3-5 PM
Expllore your pathway to creativity. Do you dream of writing a poem, play, memoir, short story, or novel, but can’t seem to start? Or maybe you start, but bog down before you finish. This class is for anyone who wants to dissolve the blocks that prevent you from being the creative person you were meant to be.
We will use the steps outlined in The Artist’s Way to explore how the natural order of life is creativity and not just for the elite few. Taught in a safe, nurturing environment. Your work does not have to be shared in class. All are welcome. No writing experience is necessary, only the willingness to explore, and an open mind.
Opening Up: Writing For Healing (85878)
Sept 19-Oct 3, 2019. Thursday 2–4 PM
Learn how to reduce stress, handle difficult situations and feel more in control of your life. Research has shown that writing about trauma clears the mind, improves health and supports healing, and it doesn’t matter if anyone else ever reads what you write. In a safe, supportive environment, we will explore simple writing techniques you can do at home that have been shown to enhance well-being and assist in coping with stressful situations, such as illness, injury, divorce, and job loss. Bring a notebook to class and be prepared to write. All writing will be kept confidential.
Custom Classes in:
- Writing for Self-expression
- Writing for Healing
- Professional and Business Writing
- Grammar for Busy Professionals