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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


May 26, 2021

Episode 178 features SciFi/Steampunk author & podcaster, Mark C. Harms! Join the conversation as we discuss our mutual love of the old D&D books, DragonLance, finding the "what if" question in everyday life and how that inspires Marks writing, and learn about his show the Beards, Books & Bourbon Podcast!

Wings of Silver...

May 18, 2021

Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist-turned author, Katherine Dean Mazerov is our guest for episode 177! We're discussing the "so-what" story, keeping things lighter, writing that's inspired by life, and so much more!

Katherine Dean Mazerov website with social media links

Summer Club on Amazon

Scrivener (use coupon...

May 11, 2021

Episode 176 is here with thriller author, Michael Carter and his sensational debut book, In the Belly of the Bell-Shaped Curve! We're talking about writing as an experienced lawyer and having that experience inspire his writing. Concocting the perfect crime (for story purposes only) and the benefits of writing...

May 4, 2021

Episode 175 features Oscar-nominated screenwriter, Jeff Arch! Mr. Arch shot to fame in the '90s with his worldwide mega-hit, Sleepless In Seattle, and has been writing ever since but now he joins the show with a new title, Novelist!  Listen in as we discuss writing three projects at a time, changing character...