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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


Mar 29, 2022

Episode 207 takes us on a first-ever trip to Norway with award-winning historical fiction author, Lars Mytting! Buckle up for a fascinating discussion on subconscious writing, Norwegian folklore, writing flow, finding complexity in a character's story and so much more! And don't forget to stay tuned for Lars'...

Mar 22, 2022

Episode 206 brings us a star in the entrepreneurial world and now best-selling author, Natasha Miller! Listen in as Natasha discusses what an entrepreneur is, healing through writing, becoming a leader in work and life, the constant job of social media, and so much more! Plus you can join her for an exclusive book...

Mar 15, 2022

Episode 205 is bringing the fun with this week's guest, Young Adult author and teen sensation, Talia Shelton! Talia is a talented 13-year-old author who just released her first book, Kamp Kaeger Kids. We'll be discussing the inspiration behind this book, her writing methods, creating amazing new mythological...

Mar 8, 2022

Episode 204 welcomes multi-genre author, Liz Alterman for a guest interview! Liz tells us the goods on how she began writing, the struggles of writing discipline, discovering and following up with story ideas, as well as explaining what a domestic suspense novel is! All this and a captivating sample chapter read by Liz...

Mar 1, 2022

We're back with episode 203 and debut spy-thriller author, Tony Roth! Hear how Tony's long-standing friendships within the intelligence community led to his first novel, creating story hooks to keep the reader on the edge of their seat, and what goes into writing a spy novel for the 80s. All this and a sample...