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Jun 1, 2022

Liz Berry co-founded and co-operates 1,001 Dark Nights Press and Blue Box Press, which are marketing companies that work to increase awareness of best-selling author’s brands and expand their readership in the romance genre. 

Since its first release in 2014, Liz and her company have been responsible for selling over 4,000,000 units across all projects. By utilizing author-to-author and author-to-reader relationships—along with innovative marketing concepts—Liz and the team will continue to explore cutting-edge ways to help authors’ grow.

Liz and her team have worked with some of the most successful romance authors including Sawyer Bennett, Jennifer Armintrout, Carly Phillips, Jennifer Probst, Kristen Proby, and Rachel Van Dyken. Listen in to hear how Liz has impacted the romance genre and helped authors expand their reach and readership. 

You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in...

  • How Evil Eye Concepts came into existence [3:05] 
  • Learn more about Liz Berry [5:38] 
  • What Liz does for the authors they represent [6:59]
  • Learn more about 1,001 Dark Nights Press [8:43] 
  • Learn more about Liz’s second imprint, Blue Box Press [12:15] 
  • Hitting the USA Today Best Seller list [14:46] 
  • The behind-the-scenes aspects of publishing a book [18:21]
  • What does Evil Eye look for in an author? [23:01]
  • Liz’s advice for an aspiring author [26:53]
  • What this journey has taught Liz [32:50] 
  • What is up next for Evil Eye Concepts? [34:52]
  • What got Liz in the mindset for success [36:15]

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Liz Berry co-founded and co-operates 1,001 Dark Nights Press and Blue Box Press — marketing companies that work to increase bestselling author brands and expand readership within the romance genre. Since its first release in 2014, 1001 Dark Nights has sold over 4,000,000 units across its various innovative projects. Utilizing author-to-author and author-to-reader relationships, along with innovative marketing concepts, Liz and the team will continue to explore cutting edge concepts well into the future.

Liz has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia and also studied international marketing at the University of Innsbruck in Austria. Both areas of study have allowed her to gain twenty-plus years of experience in the ever-changing marketing field.

She proudly served on the Education Committee for the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board, and, with her husband, novelist Steve Berry, operates History Matters, a non-profit foundation dedicated to historic preservation. For more information, visit, and

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