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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 below.

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Sep 15, 2020

Speculative Fiction author and podcaster, Theresa Halvorsen is our delightful guest for episode 139! We're talking about the voices in an author's head, always learning, her podcast the Semi-Sages of the Pages, as well as diving behind the scenes of her debut novel, Warehouse Dreams!

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Sep 11, 2020

Bonus episode time with special return guest, Edward Willett! Come along for a fun conversation as we discuss his two upcoming releases, building an anthology with other authors, the many ways of writing a book, and the sometimes hilarious pitfalls of transcription services. All this and an always amazing, and thrilling...

Sep 8, 2020

South Africa makes its first appearance on the show with author, Elaine Dodge! Jason and Elaine discuss topics like the mushy middle, pantsing the first few chapters, writing in places you've never been, bears, and brains in jars! All this and more before diving into a wonderfully steamy sample chapter from...

Sep 1, 2020

Episode 136 is doubly exciting as we feature the writing duo of CM Adler and AK Alexander with their new novel, Deadly Affairs! This interview is full of laughs and interesting tidbits like creating a "killer" character, juggling multiple author identities, character research and so much more and all before diving into...

Aug 25, 2020

Episode 135 is one for the ages as we sit with multiple award-winning, best-selling Thriller author, Hank Phillippi Ryan! We discuss how she fell in love with storytelling, writing effective suspense, the comfort of a returning character vs the thrill of a standalone novel, and so much more. And you for sure don't want...