The Storyteller’s Mindset is a podcast that takes a look at different aspects of storytelling and picks it apart. We will delve into the storyteller’s life, both personal and professional. If you’re a storyteller, or love storytelling, and want to know what it’ll take to get your story out there, this is the podcast for you.

Hosts and Where To Find Us

The show is hosted by SPD StoryStudio founder, Jeremy Collier, and often features authors, editors, designers, ghostwriters, and other types of storytellers.

Interested in subscribing to the podcast? Use the bar on the right! We’re on iTunes, Android, Stitcher, and most other places podcasts are found.


We wanted to just touch base on the rebranidng. If you’re new, you probably don’t know that this podcast was originally The Authorpreneur’s Mindset. However, with the rebranding of the company, we changed the podcast up as well. You’ll notice a lot of leftovers from the old brand. We’re working on getting all that updated and we thank you for your patience!

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You can support the podcast in one of many ways. The best and easiest is to head over to our Patreon where, for as little as $1 a month, you can help contribute while gaining access to a lot of goodies.

The show is also supported by¬†Literature and Latte through their affiliate program. If you’re looking to pick up the most amazing writing software available, purchase a copy of Scrivener¬†here and support the show at the same time!

Full Episode List

Interview With Daralyse Lyons [2-04]

If you've been listening to this podcast for long you'll know that I have a passion for helping others. Though this podcast, I want to give both practical advice and share the stories of others within the industry, and this week I get to do just...

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How To Create An Author Brand [2-03]

If you haven't thought about your brand yet, this is a perfect time. It doesn't matter if you're just starting out or already a little established, creating a brand for yourself and your writing is key to success. In this episode, I take a look at what...

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The Ordinary World – The Hero’s Journey [Ep. 2-02]

It's time to talk about my absolute favorite topic when it comes to storytelling, The Hero's Journey. First popularized by Joseph Campbell, the idea behind The Hero's Journey goes back much further and has had an impact on some of the greatest storytellers of all...

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Introducing The Authorpreneur Mindset Season Two!

It's finally here! This is the first episode of Season 2, and it just serves as an update on what's going on. I get into where I've been, what you can expect moving forward, and what's changing in season 2. Season 2 will run through December 14th or so, I haven't...

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Let’s Talk About The Editing Process [Ep. 009]

I’ve got a bit of a short one for you this week, but it stems from a very important question regarding editing that I hear quite often, how long should you wait between edits. I also talk about how many rounds of edits I recommend and give an overview of my recommended path to go from the first draft to final draft.

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Blogging Is Dead, Long Live Social Media: Blogging in 2017 [Ep. 008]

It seems like a month doesn’t go by without someone mentioning the death of blogging, that social media has taken over and there’s no reason to have a blog, but I don’t think that’s quite true. In this episode, we take a look at the difference between blogging and social media, why both of them are important, and how to get started as a blogger in 2017.

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Interview with Author and Editor Jeremy Menefee [Ep. 006]

This is it, this is the first interview episode here on the Authorpreneur Mindset Podcast and one that I couldn’t be happier to have done.Our guest today, Jeremy Menefee, has an amazing story. It’s one of overcoming difficulties in life and perseverance even in the face of devastation. It’s one that I think you will all enjoy.

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Rapid Fire Questions #1 [Ep. 005]

This is the first Rapid Fire episode, that’s where I take multiple questions that don’t take a full episode to answer and, well, answer them! This time around we talk about how to write an author bio, if KDP Select is worth it, to share or not to share first drafts, marketing, and the editing process!

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Evergreen Stories Vs. A Stale Market [Ep. 004]

Have you ever wondered if your story has any fans out there? Maybe you’re writing in a niche genre, or more often than not, you were told that “that topic is so old, no one reads it anymore.” Well, that’s not exactly true. Every niche, no matter how small, has an audience, and most stories are evergreen, they just come and go in cycles.

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What To Do After The First Draft Is Complete [ep. 003]

A topic that I get asked about all the time is what to do after you’re done with that first draft. Many new writers don’t realize how much work it takes to go from finishing that draft to published, and some don’t even realize they have anything to do. There was a day where a first draft might have gotten you a publishing deal if you were an amazing writer, but those days are long gone and have been replaced by either a lot of hard work and some money (indie publishing) or hard work and time (traditional publishing).

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Misconceptions and Scams In The Publishing Industry [Ep. 002]

This episode is all about the Misconceptions and Scams in the Publishing Industry, so it’s one you really don’t want to miss! We talk about vanity publishing (both the good and bad), the misconceptions about traditional publishing, the differences in money between traditional and indie and how you might be surprised at the changing times, and a lot more!

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Welcome To The Authorpreneur Mindset [Ep. 001]

As the title says, welcome to the Authorpreneur Mindset. This podcast is designed for writers in all aspects of their career with the intent to share my experience, as well as the experience with others. This first episode introduces what an Authorpreneur is and the mindset I am talking about. Future episodes, starting sometime before Episode 10, will include interviews with both known and unknown authors, editors, designers, and more.

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Meet The Host

Jeremy is the Founder and Lead Publisher of Steam Powered Dreams. He has worked for many years to create a place for writers in all parts of their career to find useful information and avoid being taken advantage of.

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