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The WRITERS RETREAT WORKSHOP (WRW) was founded in 1987 by Gary and Gail Provost to provide an intimate, intensive, personalized residential program for serious writers, with the goal of offering as much instruction, current nuts and bolts information, writing and editing time, and 1-1 feedback as conceivably possible, all within peaceful surroundings and with a whole lot of heart.


Gary's breakthrough 23-unit video course: home-study program for aspiring and intermediate novelists or writers of narrative nonfiction, who are passionate about learning to improve, develop, and complete their works-in-progress for publication.

Now also available for digital download!

So you've got an idea for a novel, but you don't know how to actually go about it. Or perhaps you've been struggling for eons to control your novel but it sees the process has you marching on a treadmill to oblivion. Are you working on a true crime story or other true life drama, or memoir, and wish you knew how to use fictional techniques to make your manuscript come to life?

The VIDEO NOVEL WORKSHOP may be just what the doctor ordered. Here, Gary takes you by the hand through the entire process of CRAFTING your book, step-by-entertaining-step. It's easy for you to concentrate on your work in the comfort of your own home. And you absolutely can go through the course at your own pace! Gary's warm teaching style makes the learning fun, and best of all, he makes each unit easy to absorb.

"Out there" on the internet you may find pirated excerpts of Gary's VIDEO NOVEL WORKSHOP. However, if you would like your own official DVD Collector's Edition and have it delivered to your door, CONTACT me, Gail Provost, above. Or, simply click on the VIDEO NOVEL WORKSHOP Quick Link to the left.

Or, if you're ready, ORDER RIGHT NOW:


Bonus Course:
WRITING TO WIN VIDEO WORKSHOP - (While Supplies Last), included with the VIDEO NOVEL WORKSHOP COLLECTOR'S EDITION: Gary's 75-minute DVD that teaches everyone at home or at the office how to instantly improve their writing skills.

“Provost is your in-house writing coach. He laces common sense advice with humor and specifics and, best of all, he makes it easy.”
– Ken Lizotte, CMC, President, Emerson Consulting Group, Inc.


Instruction for Writers

Gary’s invaluable, easy-to-use handbook helps you solve any and all writing problems — whether you are a student, business person or professional writer. Timeless!
A go-to "bible" for writers of fiction and nonfiction. Paired with BEYOND STYLE, you hold the secrets to writing like a pro.

“A crystallization of Gary Provost’s writing wisdom... philosophy made practical.”
—Writer’s Digest Books

Are you an aspiring author? You are, aren't you! Well, here, Gary and Peter examine every secret, every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. With an outstanding array of examples, you can learn to master the cornerstones of great writing. Step by step. (An original Writer's Digest publication, it is now available to writers in ebook format from online booksellers.)

Master techniques of ripping stories from the headlines for fun and profit.

The Freelance Writer's Handbook contains a wealth of information on leads, query letters, markets and making money off of writing. This had been THE little manual for freelancers . . . back in the day.

The most popular of Gary's novels is now available as an eBook. AND is also now an AUDIBLE book. It's hilarious. It's so . . . Gary.

Gary's irreverent look at just about everything. Click to learn how this "underground hit" launched his unstoppable writing career.