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The Sample Chapter Podcast

Welcome to the Sample Chapter Podcast! Find your next favorite book here on the show where authors read a "sample chapter" from one of their books after a brief interview. Hosted by thriller author, Jason A. Meuschke.

If you have an author recommendation, or are a published author and would like to be on the show, then make sure to contact us via email at

Have a comment? Leave a voicemail at 1-816-226-7670 and it could be heard in the next episode!

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Find out more about the host, Jason, and his books by visiting his website here


Dec 29, 2020

Our last episode of 2020 brings back Bram Stoker nominated author, Craig DiLouie! We're talking the x-factor in writing, his indie-published tank series, advice on being as prolific as possible as a writer and so much more before diving into his most recent thriller, Children of Red Peak!

Craig DiLouie website/blog and...

Dec 22, 2020

Episode 157 brings the thrills with 2-time Agatha Award nominee, Edwin Hill! Hear his discussion on writing a female-led series, inhabiting characters through details, how mysteries are like doing a puzzle and so much more!

Edwin Hill website with social media links

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Dec 15, 2020

Episode 156 introduces us to, Tara C. Allred, author of psychologically gripping stories like her latest, Beyond The End! Tara and Jason have a fascinating discussion on topics like using time wisely as a writer, the indie-author experience, knowing your goals, character-driven stories, and how asking "what if" in...

Dec 8, 2020

Episode 155 brings to the show a debut author, Jared K. Chapman, who's sharing his incredible book, To Have or Have Not! It's a remarkable conglomeration of dystopian/superhero/fantasy set in a post-apocalyptic world! Listen in as we discuss how the book came to be, his childhood writing, developing from inspiration,...

Dec 1, 2020

Episode 154 kicks off December in Superhero style with speculative fiction author, Carrie Harris! Carrie dives deep into her history of eclectic jobs, the inspiration behind some of her previous novels, motivation to keep trying, and how her tenacity led to a book deal writing about the X-Men for Marvel Comics!