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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 1-660-851-1146 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


Oct 3, 2023

Episode 246 is the second part of our feature with last week's guest, Joshua Rutherford. Here Josh will be doing a riveting, and gritty reading sample from book one in his Fourpoint Chronicles series, Kinghood.

Joshua Rutherford's website with social media links

Kinghood on Amazon

Episode 245 with Josh

Writer's Block...

Sep 26, 2023

Episode 245 features a fun chat with screenwriter and fantasy author, Joshua K. Rutherford! Jason and Josh will be discussing projecting yourself onto characters (usually unintentional lol), delayed gratification, balancing writing projects, developing empathy for characters, embracing uniqueness and so much more!

Sep 6, 2023

Episode 244 brings part 2 of our feature with award-winning screenwriter and author, Brian Fitzpatrick! This week Brian brings us a riveting sample chapter with a fantastic soundtrack playing in the background. Make sure to click the links below for everything Brian and his books!

Brian Fitzpatrick's website with social...

Aug 29, 2023

Award-winning screenwriter, and author, Brian Fitzpatrick is our groovy guest for episode 243! We go all over the place during the interview discussing topics such as paranormal investigation, screenwriting for TV, movies and novels, rock bands, Night of the Living Dead, writing the dream project, and Brian sprinkles in...

Aug 15, 2023

Episode 242 brings back Roy "Griff" Griffis for a sample chapter from his best-selling Cthulhu Amalgamated series, The Thing from HR! Be sure to wrap your tentacles around this one right after hearing this sample!

Roy M Griffis website with social media links

Roy's books on Amazon

Interview with Roy in Episode 241