Publish YOU in Sedona!

Master Class

An Intensive LIVE Workshop for Authors
(and those who want to be)

Turn your big idea into a book

Get published

Grow your author business!


Whether you are just dreaming about your author career …
or have already self-published and want to increase your success,
this workshop is for you!

Learn from the Publisher!

Do you know what it takes to create a successful book in today’s publishing environment?

This publishing CEO does and he will teach you how in this laser-focused half day workshop!

Randy Davila is the President of Hierophant Publishing and Hampton Roads Publishing Company, and the author of the  book, Think Like A Publisher: 33 Essential Steps to Write, Promote, and Sell Your Book! 

Between the two publishing houses, he has overseen the publication of books by authors such as Eckhart Tolle, Byron Katie, Neale Donald Walsch, Jack Canfield, don Miguel Ruiz Jr., HeatherAsh Amara, and many, many others.

In this live afternoon workshop, Randy will teach you how to navigate the wildly changing publishing world,
focus your book for maximum reach and impact, and grow your “author business.”

Course Details

Half Day Publishing Workshop


Thursday, April 6th

1 pm – 5:30 pm

Workshop held at the stunning Sedona Vortex Center 

7000 Highway 179 E200, Sedona, Arizona 86351

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Register NOW… 



More Information!

A highly engaged half day workshop in which

Publishing CEO Randy Davila will teach you …

  • How to find and define your “big idea.”
  • Angle your book for broadest readership in your market niche.
  • How to find and work with editors.
  • How to cut and polish your manuscript.
  • Should you self-publish or seek a traditional publisher?
  • Do you need an agent?
  • Critical book cover design and title tips
  • How to assess your “author platform” (special self assessment assignment included!)
  • How to plan and grow your Author Business Model
  • and more …



During this course, every student will have the chance to develop their book pitch and present it to Randy for feedback and guidance.

Highly Recommended Reading!

pitch publisher RD graphic

Get Ready for Class!
Enroll now and read this book before the Course starts …

The publishing world has changed! An explosion in printed books, E-books, and self-publishing has contributed to more new titles coming to market than ever before. With so much happening, how does a new author stand out from the crowd? Not to mention turn a profit.

In Think Like a Publisher: 33 Essential Tips to Write, Promote, and Sell Your Book, Randy Davila, President of Hampton Roads Publishing & Hierophant Publishing, explains the nuances of the publishing industry in plain English, and gives authors all the tools necessary to be successful in today’s rapidly changing publishing world.

Broken down into three easy to follow categories of Editorial, Marketing, and Business specific tips, Think Like a Publisher offers invaluable insight into how publishers think about manuscripts, marketing, and their partnership with the author.You will also learn:

  • What publishers (and readers!) look for in a manuscript
  • The most common new author writing mistakes–and how to avoid them
  • The makings of a great book title and cover
  • The pros and cons of self-publishing vs. traditional publishing
  • How to build your author platform and gain a following
  • The ins and outs of the business side of publishing–contracts, royalties, agents, and more!

For any writer who has felt intimidated by the prospect of bringing a book into the world, Think Like a Publisher offers a one-stop guide to understanding the publishing industry and what it takes to make your book a success!

Here are just a few of the authors that Randy has published
after first meeting them in a class like this!

Held at the gorgeous Sedona Vortex Center!