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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 30, 2019

A radical episode 78 with Pop Culture Enthusiast, Author, and Speaker Chris Clews is here! Hop into Doc Brown's time-traveling DeLorean with us as we "flashback" into Chris' book, as well as all things 80s. We talk about the movies, the music, the cars, and just life in general during that incredible decade before...

Jul 23, 2019

Thriller author and new friend, Jimmy Gear is our guest for episode 77! Listen as we discuss the writer's mindset and struggles as well as some insight as to what inspired his books. Finally, we dive into a suspenseful sample chapter from his latest book, The Birthday Girl! 

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Jul 16, 2019

Horror author, Lucas Mangum is our delightfully twisted guest for episode 76! Join the laughs as you hear about Lucas's influences, his writing trials, and some great writing tips. Of course, you don't want to miss his wicked chapter reading from his latest, Saint Sadist.

Lucas Mangum website with podcast and patron...

Jul 9, 2019

Truck driver turned Christian/Suspense author, Kelly Mack McCoy is our guest for episode 75! You are in for a treat in hearing Mr. McCoy's inspiration for writing, his love for his writing group, and knowing your audience. Then with that delightful Texan drawl that pulls you into the story, he reads the first chapter...

Jul 2, 2019

Lucas Milliron is our guest for episode 74! He may look cute and cuddly and sound dreamy, but his writing will get inside your head and give life to unnatural thoughts, SWEET! Join Lucas and Jason as they discuss giving yourself permission to be a writer, his thoughts on what horror is, and plans for the upcoming Scares...