The Aquarianmind Podcast
By Jamell Crouthers
My name is Jamell Crouthers and I’m an author of 33 books on societal issues. My podcasts will consist of my journey as an author, what keeps me motivated and inspired, setting goals and insight into how I write my books. Podcasts will be posted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. I hope you take the time to join me on my journey! Always looking for subscribers and feedback.
Podcast #70-I Don’t Compete With Others, I Compete With Myself
Today is a podcast that’s important to me. The title speaks for itself and I share why I only compete with myself and what continually drives me to be great. www.aquarianmindwrites.com
January 25, 2022
Podcast #69-Writing ‘Kids With Guns 4’
With the trial over, the community is shifting but some characters are shining light on the realities of gun control and the agendas behind them. I talk about this in writing ‘Kids With Guns 4.’
January 22, 2022
Podcast #68-It’s Not A Race, It’s A Marathon
The one thing I always tell people about life and accomplishing your goals is, it’s a marathon and of a race. Stop rushing the process and enjoy the journey. Always take it one step at a time and one day at a time.
January 19, 2022
Podcast #67-Most People Can’t Go On Your Journey
Sometimes we think that everyone can go on your journey to greatness. The reality is most people can’t. They won’t understand all of the work you have to do and why to achieve the goals you have for yourself. Today’s podcast delves into this and plenty of other things.
January 18, 2022
Podcast #66-Writing ‘Kids With Guns 3’
Kids With Guns 3 was the longest book in the series as it was transitional with the trial. Matthew and Max are tried for their crimes and I share what went into writing the book and the characters involved.
January 15, 2022
Podcast #65-Find A ROUTINE That Works For You
Sometimes we get out of sorts with what we’re doing in life. Sometimes we need to get back to what works for us. Routines help us to stay disciplined, this podcast is a good one!
January 15, 2022
Podcast #64-I Wasted My 20s
Sometimes we don’t admit things about our lives but I’m here to say, I wasted my 20s. I explain the reason why but I can say if I didn’t make the mistakes I did, I wouldn’t be where I am today.
January 10, 2022
Podcast #63-Writing ‘Kids With Guns 2’
The last podcast of the year, I talk about the process of writing, ‘Kids With Guns 2’ where a few new characters are introduced to the book series. I talk about how the community comes together after the tragic school shooting in Part 1.
December 19, 2021
Podcast #62-Have QUIET Time For Yourself
Sometimes the world can be so noisy, we forget to take time for ourselves to slow down and recharge. Today’s Wednesday Motivation podcast, I talk about making time for yourself daily, the reasons why and how it helps on your journey of life…
December 16, 2021
Podcast #61-I Study Music Artists
Music artists are creators and storytellers just as much as writers and authors. I talk about how I study music artists, why I do it and how they inspire me. My top 5 are good ones!
December 13, 2021
Podcast #60-Writing ‘Kids With Guns 1’
It’s Friday Book Insight and today I’m moving into a new series, “Kids With Guns.” I talk about writing the start of this series, why and the goal behind tackling gun control and school shootings in America.
December 10, 2021
Podcast #59-Persistence In The Process
It's Wednesday Motivation and Inspiration. Today I'm talking about being persistence in the process. Nothing worth it comes easy and I talk about how important it is to keep going.
December 08, 2021
Podcast #58-Being An Entrepreneur Is Hard…Very Hard
The one thing we fail to understand is how hard being an entrepreneur is. It’s a lot of work, grinding and working toward something bigger than you. There isn’t anything glamorous about it and I talk about the realities of entrepreneurship.
November 30, 2021
Podcast #57-The Emotional Toll of Writing The World We Live In Series
Today’s podcast I share the emotional part of writing the whole World We Live In Series. There’s a lot that went into the series and how mentally draining it was. With so many social issues I write about, I share some interesting tidbits that I don’t normally talk about.
November 20, 2021
Podcast #56-Living With A PURPOSE
Sometimes we forget to live with a purpose. We get caught up in the monotony of life and lose focus of what we’re great at. We forget to go after our passions. This is a podcast where I talk about this, my life experiences and how I got to where I am currently.
November 18, 2021
Podcast #55-The Moment I Became A Success
Today’s podcast, I talk about the moment I became a success. It’s not what you think. It’s not any job I’ve had or graduating school, listen to find out!
November 16, 2021
Podcast #54-Writing 'The World We Live In Part 5'
The ending of the series, I discuss writing the ending of this series and what it took to complete it.
September 17, 2021
Podcast #53-OBSERVE Who Supports You
The biggest thing we must do is watch and observe who supports you. You have to look at who really wants to see you successful. Loving what you do requires a great support system. The journey is a grind, make sure you have the right people around you.
September 15, 2021
Podcast #52-The Sacrifices to Achieve Success
A lot of times in our lives, we forget to stop and think about the sacrifices it takes to achieve success. We think that we can do the same things we normally do and get to where we want to be. I talk about how there has to be sacrifices made to achieve success. What are you willing to sacrifice to be successful, that’s the real question.
September 13, 2021
Podcast #51-Writing 'The World We Live In Part 4'
Today's podcast delves into how I wrote 'The World We Live In Part 4.' It's a look into how I went about the continuation of these characters' stories. I'm all about being transparent in how I write this series.
September 10, 2021
Podcast #50-NEGATIVITY Will Hinder You
Negativity will always hinder your progress. We’re not perfect and we all go through things mentally and have some rough patches. I delve into this on today’s podcast.
September 09, 2021
Podcast #49-The Hardest Part About Writing
Today’s podcast focuses on the hardest part for me with writing. It’s not writer’s block but more of the mental focus it takes to start and finish books in good timing. I talk about this and other things that I deal with, when I’m writing books.
September 06, 2021
Podcast #48-Writing 'The World We Live In Part 3'
This episode is the book insight into hoe I wrote the transitional book in the series, 'The World We Live In Part 3.' I focus on how certain character's live start to shift in a certain direction.
September 03, 2021
Podcast #47-Calm Your MIND
Sometimes we are out of sorts and we don't have the mental focus needed to achieve our goals. We forget that we need to calm our minds and be at ease, it allows us to think clearly. I discuss this in my Motivation Wednesday segment.
September 01, 2021
Podcast #46-How My Brain Works With Writing
After a brief hiatus I'm back and talking about how my brain works with writing. It's in depth and good stuff. I don't share things like this so enjoy this one!
August 30, 2021
Podcast #45-Writing ‘The World We Live In Part 2’
Today's podcast delves into the process of writing, "The World We Live In Part 2." It was a process because of all of the other projects I was working on at the time. It's a good lesson for authors in writing a series and not to work on multiple series at once.
July 03, 2021
Podcast #44-LOVE Yourself First
Today's podcast is important. I talk about loving yourself first and foremost. I need you all to understand this and it's something I've learned over the years.
June 30, 2021
Podcast #43-My 20 Year Writing Journey
A lot of people don't know between ages 13 and 33, I was writing poetry about life. Today's podcast delves into my writing journey and how it prepared me to become a self-published author.
June 28, 2021
Podcast #42-Writing ‘The World We Live In Part 1’
Today's podcast, I talk about the process of writing, "The World We Live In Part 1" and how I created 19 characters and their storylines. It's my toughest book I've written to date and I talk about why it was and what went into writing this story.
June 26, 2021
Podcast #41-Be KIND To Yourself
Today's podcast is about being KIND to yourself daily. We all go through struggles in our lives when we are striving for greatness. I talk about the 3 Rs and some experiences I've been through and how I learned to not be so hard on myself.
June 23, 2021
Podcast #40-The Hardest Part of Being An Author
This is the podcast of truth. I share the hardest parts of being an author, the grind, the struggles and everything in between. It’s a podcast worth listening to if you have goals of being a writer and author.
June 22, 2021
Podcast #39-Music I Listened to Writing the Code Blue Series
Today's podcast is a little different. This isn't necessarily a book insight but a look into the music I listened to while writing the Code Blue series. It wasn't the normal ambient music I listen to. You have to listen to find out...
June 11, 2021
Podcast #38-JEALOUSY Gets You Nowhere
This podcast is so important. I talk about how jealousy gets you nowhere when it comes to striving for greatness. You can't focus on others and trying to hate on what they're doing. It's important to support others in what they're trying to do, it goes a long way.
June 09, 2021
Podcast #37-It's Never A Straight Line To Accomplish Your Goals
Today's podcast is my truth on how it's never a straight line to accomplish my goals. I talk about how squiggly lines is what happens to the best of us and how to stay mentally focused on your journey to greatness.
June 07, 2021
Podcast #36-Writing ‘Code Blue Part 5’
The ending of book insight Friday for the Code Blue series. It's a good one and I share some important things for the ending of this series and what's to come for the main character Gary.
June 05, 2021
Podcast #35-Embracing Your Journey
Today’s podcast is a good one! This podcast talks about embracing your journey and enjoying all that you do and a few other things I talk about. You gotta click to listen!
June 03, 2021
Podcast #34-Accomplishing Goals
Today's podcast I talk about accomplishing goals, what it takes, why it's good to have them and plenty of other things.
May 24, 2021
Podcast #33-Writing ‘Code Blue Part 4’
Today’s podcast delves into Code Blue Part 4 and Gary deciding to speak on the corruption, lies and brutality that he’s seen in all of his cases. It’s time he releases all of this but with that comes consequences and I speak on that. https://amzn.to/3gOwfRS https://payhip.com/b/Lp0Z
April 30, 2021
Podcast #32-INDEPENDENCE Is What Gets You Far
Today’s motivation podcast consists of independence and getting to a place of freedom to live life on your own terms. I speak on how to get there, having drive and purpose and how to stay motivated throughout your journey.
April 29, 2021
Podcast #31-Embracing My Journey
Today’s podcast I talk about how I’ve embraced my journey as an author and writer. I share my experiences and why I’ve carved my own path and how I choose not to follow what everyone else is doing. It’s about running a marathon, not a sprint, it’s about longevity and legacy, not quick results.
April 27, 2021
Podcast #30-Writing ‘Code Blue Part 3’
Today's podcast I delve into Code Blue Part 3. It's the transition stage of the series where Gary the main character gets a big case. I talk about what went into writing this book and why I went the route I did. https://amzn.to/3srBSY8 #books #author
April 17, 2021
Podcast #29-HAPPINESS Is The Key To Success
Today's podcast is imperative today. This is a must listen regarding happiness. I talk about how happiness is so important and how materialism fades over time. #motivational #motivation
April 14, 2021
Podcast #28-What Keeps Me Motivated Daily
Sometimes we lose our zest and drive to be great. I share some people and things that keep me motivated and inspired when I need that push to get projects done.
April 12, 2021
Podcast #27-Writing ‘Code Blue Part 2’
Today’s podcast delves into Code Blue Part 2, how it was written, why I wrote it the way I did and how I created a character in Gary who’s a protagonist and an antagonist. https://amzn.to/3rMIrEr
April 03, 2021
Podcast #26-GRIND Everyday
When I talk about GRIND Everyday, I’m for sure saying, work hard toward your goals and stay with it. There are some good ways to do it, I explain this, along with my experiences and my journey as a writer and author.
April 01, 2021
Podcast #25-Behind the Scenes (Getting to the Ultimate Goal)
Today’s podcast consists of me talking about how the behind the scenes work gets you to the ultimate goal. I also discuss how a lot of people that know you personally will not take the time to learn about your journey.
March 30, 2021
Podcast #24-Writing ‘Code Blue Part 1’
Today's podcast is the start of a new book series Code Blue Part 1. I discuss the start of this series which tackles police corruption, police brutality and the main character Gary.
March 27, 2021
Podcast #23-FAILURE Is Not An Option
Today's podcast is about drive and motivation to be great and that failure is not an option. Sometimes we fall and go through hardships and we feel like failures. But it's about not giving up and continuing to move forward. I talk about how to keep going when things get tough.
March 25, 2021
Podcast #22-Why I'll Always Have Goals
Today's podcast delves into how and why I'll always have goals. It's important for me to always strive for greatness and I explain this in today's podcast.
March 22, 2021
Podcast #21-How I Get My Book Ideas
Today's podcast is a good one. I finally talk about how I get my book ideas and how my mind works when it comes to the content I write. It's a good episode you surely want to listen to if you're an aspiring writer/author.
March 19, 2021
Podcast #20-Strive for EXCELLENCE
Today's podcast consists of me motivating you all to strive for excellence in all that you do. Don't sell yourself short on anything you're trying to achieve. Go for everything you want 100%, go all in!
March 17, 2021
Podcast #19-Writing A Book From Beginning to Publishing
Today's podcast talks about writing a book. The whole process from beginning to publishing. I talk about everything I go through from brainstorming sessions to writing, putting the book together and publishing a book. This is life as a writer and author.
March 16, 2021
Podcast #18-Writing ‘The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 5’
It's the ending of the Struggles and Growth series as I discuss Part 5 of this series. It's a bittersweet ending to the series as I utilized an idea from a previous book I read a few years ago. You gotta listen to the podcast to find out what book that was... https://amzn.to/3tc5OIM
March 13, 2021
Podcast #17-The 4Ds
Today's podcast consists of me talking about the 4Ds I follow and live by when it comes to accomplishing our goals. Dream, drive, determination and dedication.
March 10, 2021
Podcast #16-Would I Ever Take A Book Deal?
Today’s podcast, I discuss in detail on whether I would take a book deal if the opportunity came along. You may be surprised at my answer, but you have to listen to the podcast to find out!
March 08, 2021
Podcast #15-Writing ‘The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 4’
Today's podcast talks about The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 4 where Robert and Michael are seeing progress in their lives after some mishaps in their lives. I delve into how I wrote the book and the storyline. https://amzn.to/3bkStIb
March 06, 2021
Podcast #14-DISCIPLINE Yourself
It's Wednesday Motivation and I talk about the need to Discipline Yourself in the process of striving for greatness and accomplishing your goals. It's so important to mentally focus to get to where you want to be.
March 03, 2021
Podcast #13-Why I Don't Celebrate My Accomplishments
On today's podcast I talk about why I don't celebrate my accomplishments as a writer, author, podcaster and creator. It's a simple answer but there's reasoning behind my thinking.
March 01, 2021
Podcast #12-Writing ‘The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 3’
Today's podcast discusses The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 3, how it was written, the process and how I incorporated Michael into the series with Robert. A very important book of transition in the series.
February 27, 2021
Podcast #11-Don’t COMPROMISE Your Goals
Today is Motivation Wednesdays and this podcast talks about not compromising your goals. Staying on course with everything you want to do is imperative. It’s about sticking to what you want to do and not falling off. To achieve greatness, it’s necessary to be selfish sometimes.
February 24, 2021
Podcast #10-Life As An Author
Today's podcast I discuss how it feels to be an author, what my life is like and why I do what I do. There's a reason behind all of the writing I do and I enjoy the journey. https://solo.to/aquarianmelo
February 22, 2021
Podcast #9-Writing ‘The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 2’
Today's podcast is about the process of writing The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 2. I share my thought process and what went into it and I share a small excerpt from the book. https://www.aquarianmindwrites.com/books-1/the-struggles-and-growth-of-a-man-series/
February 19, 2021
Podcast #8-BELIEVE In Yourself
Today is Motivation Wednesday where I talk about Believing In Yourself. We all have our doubts and question ourselves and our potential. The goal is to push you all to be great and believe in yourself. www.aquarianmindwrites.com
February 17, 2021
Podcast #7-Passion For What I Do/What Are Your Passions?
Today’s podcast is a good one where I talk about my passion for what I do and why. I also talk about what your passions are and doing what you love everyday. www.aquarianmindwrites.com www.solo.to/aquarianmelo
February 15, 2021
Podcast #6-Writing ‘The Struggles and Growth of a Man Part 1’
Today's podcast talks about my journey of writing my first book and publishing it 5 years ago. I talk about what went into writing the book, why I wrote it, my goals behind writing it and I read the first chapter of the book. https://www.aquarianmindwrites.com/books-1/the-struggles-and-growth-of-a-man-series/
February 12, 2021
Podcast #5-Take ACTION
It's motivation Wednesdays and this podcast tackles taking action toward your goals. I talk about how to go about it and the realities of constant distractions and excuses we all make that prevent us from achieving our goals. #motivational #goals www.aquarianmindwrites.com
February 11, 2021
Podcast #4-A Writer's Mind
Today's podcast consists of what goes on in a writer's mind and what it takes to start writing a book. I talk about my process, how I think and what goes into writing the content that I do. www.aquarianmindwrites.com
February 08, 2021
Podcast #3-Book Insight Fridays/50 Questions With Melo
Today is the start of Book Insight Fridays where I talk about what I’ll be discussing weekly and I answer questions about myself that I’ve been asked as a writer and author. www.aquarianmindwrites.com
February 05, 2021
Podcast #2-Motivation Wednesdays-The Introduction
Today’s podcast is the introduction to Motivation Wednesdays, what it will consist of, why I’m doing it and the content that will be coming in the next few months. www.aquarianmindwrites.com
February 03, 2021
Podcast #1-Becoming An Author
The start of my new journey on my podcast where I talk about what I will be discussing on my podcast, when I will be posting and accomplishing goals. www.aquarianmindwrites.com
February 02, 2021