LaTan Roland Murphy is an established award-winning author and speaker with more than twenty-five-years of experience. As a conference planter, LaTan finds joy in mentoring others in how to establish a viable platform by planting their own conferences. She is a two-time Selah award finalist with her most recent Bethany House published book, entitled, Courageous Women of The Bible winning the prestigious Director’s Choice Award, 2019. LaTan has more than six consecutive years of experience for nationally recognized magazines with award-winning articles featured through WHOA Women’s Magazine, and highlighted on: Fox news, Inside Edition, 700 Club, and The Daily Mail in the UK. LaTan’s books have been featured in Southern Writers Magazine’s “Must Read” section. Her articles have been published on Girlfriends in God Devotional/ and highlighted by the American Daily Herald, Inspire a Fire, and Southern Ohio Christian Voice, to name a few.

She serves on Staff with, as a regularly featured columnist. Her award-winning articles have been featured alongside Joyce Meyer, Lisa Osteen, Kim Alexis, Gretchen Carlson-Fox News, and Megan Alexander of Inside Edition.

LaTan offers conferees a three-dimensional wealth of industry knowledge in writing, speaking, and conference planting and finds great joy in helping attendees progress towards their dreams. Her Leverage With LaTan/Penning4Gold Weekend Workshops serve to: train, equip, and establish confidence needed for aspiring writers, speakers, and business owners to make their mark in an ever-changing industry.

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Conference Details

LaTan is the Marketing and Brand Designer for Dog the Bounty Hunter. In her spare time, LaTan loves helping others build their brand and find direction for completing dreams. LaTan is bringing her Leverage/Penning4Gold Writers Workshop to Bridgeport, West Virginia!

If you are dreaming of writing a book, building your brand, podcasting, becoming a platform speaker, or influencer – this workshop is for YOU!

  • Date:  Friday, April 1, 2022 – Saturday, April 2, 2022
  • Cost:  $125.00 – per person
  • Location: Benedum Civic Center – Main floor Ballroom
  • Light Refreshments provided throughout the workshop.
  • Saturday lunch on your own with many walk-to eateries available in downtown Bridgeport.

Workshop includes:

  • Friday night meet and greet and book signing event
  • Introduction to Leverage Workshop
  • Opportunity to share your ideas/work and get direction for moving forward
  • Saturday – intensive workshop covering: branding, how to write a 50,000 word book in four months, book titles, genres, speaking, podcasting, and more!


  • Friday Evening: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Register ASAP to hold your spot.


On Sale Now – LaTan’s Latest Book

Courageous Women of the Bible

Learn to live, love, and lead courageously–as you boldly choose to trust God. Whether you’re facing struggles with singleness, the mounting challenges of marriage and motherhood, health issues, a financial crisis–God has equipped you to walk in freedom and confidence as you abide in Him, strengthened by His power and provision.

Courageous Women of the Bible is available now and can be purchased at any of the links below: