Reading & Writing Classes
Express yourself through our reading and writing classes. Work with our instructors to sharpen your skills and produce wonderful short stories. Begin that novel you have always wanted to write or prepare your work for publication. Enjoy a range of classes that fit your creative spirit.
Reading and Writing - Upcoming Classes
The hardest part of writing is getting started. This overview of writing for non-writers offers information and exercises that will help you launch your writing. You
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Writing involves smaller internal and larger external considerations and the myriad relationships between the two variables of coherence and unity. There are choices to be made about words, about sentences, about paragraphs, and about overall structure. The results of these choices amount to ''style.'' Stylistic choice, then, is the subject of this course - individual style, historical style, genre style. Rest assured that understanding more about ''style'' opens new insights to the entire writing process. Practice writing will consider ''Tough, Sweet, and Stuffy'' styles among others.
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UNM Continuing Education offers the Twelfth annual Writer's Conference. Editors and agents from New York City will join with authors and teachers to explore the latest trends in publishing including short stories, novels, narrative non-fiction, poetry and memoir. In addition individual pitch sessions with agents and editors at no additional cost will be offered to those who register before April 1. Attendees may only choose one person, but may ask questions of other speakers throughout the day. After you register, contact Sandra Toro at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for your ten minute pitch. Lunch and materials are included in your tuition.
Note: Individual pitch sessions with agents and editors at no additional cost will be offered to those who register before April 1. Attendees may only choose one person but may ask questions of other speakers throughout the day. After you register, contact Sandra Toro at email@example.com to sign up for your ten minute pitch. Lunch and materials are included in your tuition.
Course Number: 14899 | Tuition: $150
Calling all young writers! Join us for the Annual UNM Young Writer's Conference. Learn the ins and outs of writing and getting published from professional writers. In addition, participants will explore writing techniques across genres and styles. Young authors are invited to share their work. Fee includes a box lunch. https://newmexico.augusoft.net/customers/UNM/files/youth/youth-writers-conference-2016-Agenda.pdf
Course Number: 17180 | Tuition: $75
Online Writing Classes
UNM Tuition Remission
UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Reading & Writing Classes.