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Custom Classes in:

  • Writing for Self-expression
  • Writing for Healing
  • Creativity
  • Professional and Business Writing
  • Grammar for Busy Professionals

Upcoming Classes at UNM Continuing Education

Classes are held at 1234 University Blvd in Albuquerque, NM. For more information on any class, Contact MeTo register, call UNM Continuing Education at 505-277-0077. Or, go to

Writing for Growth and Discovery (79884)

May 16-30, 2018, Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

In this overview of writing for beginners, you will learn how to show up and listen for the voice within that knows who you are. Whether you are drawn to writing to access your inner wisdom, to reflect on your life, to leave a memoir for your family, or experiment with telling a story in poetry or fiction, this course will provide information and exercises to get you started.

Unleash Your Creativity! (14867) 

June 12-26, 2018, Tuesday,  1:00 – 3:00  PM

For anyone interested in being more creative in their lives. If you want to: write a song, a story or a poem; learn to solve problems more creatively; find a new house or a new relationship, you can benefit from a simple, fun process designed to help you get out of your own way and start something new. Learn techniques you can apply to any aspect of your life. Bring a notebook so you can record what your Creative Self has to say!

Your Author Blueprint: How to Write Nonfiction that Sells (14866)

May 8-15, 2018  Tuesday, 6-8 PM

For anyone writing or considering a nonfiction book.  This course gives up to date information on how to research the market, decide where your book fits, and how to write it so it appeals to your target audience. No writing experience necessary, just a desire to learn. Takeaways include resources, a plan of action and organizational tools.

Opening Up: Writing For Healing (14868)

April 18-May 2,  2018, Wednesday,  6:00 to 8:00 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.