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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


Jul 16, 2024

We're back! It's episode 258 with YA author, Abigail Morrison! Jason and Abby have a fun time discussing 1st stories, her writer origin story, her affinity for giant dog-boys, Mission Impossible, and you learn how to grab her ebook for FREE!

Abigail Morrison's website and newsletter

The Yochni's Eye on Amazon


Apr 9, 2024

Episode 257 brings John F Duffy back for his sample reading from his award-winning novel, A Ballroom For Ghost Dancing! Check out our conversation with John from last week in episode 256. It's linked below.

 John F. Duffy website, mailing list, and social media links

A Ballroom For Dancing on Amazon

Our interview with...

Apr 2, 2024

Writer/Producer, John F. Duffy is our amazing guest for episode 256! We're discussing writing from life experiences, being real with yourself, striving to connect emotionally with the reader, the similarities between film and writing, making time for kids while we can, and our favorite Pokemon LOL! All this and more are...

Mar 26, 2024

Episode 255 features the sample chapter reading from our guest, Mark Stevens! Mark will be reading a selection from his latest release, The Fireballer, which is available now. Don't forget to follow the links below for Mark, his website and books, as well as our podcast friends and affiliates.

Award-winning mystery...

Mar 19, 2024

Award-winning mystery author, Mark Stevens is our esteemed guest for episode 254! Mark discussed topics like his love for libraries, the inspiration behind some of his books including his latest, Fireballer, what he learned writing in a new genre, and more!

Mark Stevens' website, newsletter, and social media links