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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


Oct 31, 2020

Happy Halloween! It's our final BONUS episode of the month with special guest author, producer, and screenwriter, Bonne' Bartron! Listen in as we discuss the hardships of filmmaking, characters inspired from life, switching from scripts to fiction novels and so much more before diving into a creepy sample chapter from...

Oct 27, 2020

Graphic Novelist, Michael May is our guest for episode 148! Prepare yourself for an episode chock full of podcasting, writing for comics, blogging, stressing over every word, and one heck of an entertaining sample chapter reading! It's all just a click away true believers!

Michael May website, blog, and social...

Oct 23, 2020

Episode 147 features a wonderful return guest in Horror & Dark Fantasy author, Liz Butcher! We catch up on her previous book, Fate's Fury, talk work/life balance, ghostwriting, and discuss how inspirational creepy old homes can be for an author! 

Liz Butcher website

Liz Butcher on Amazon

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Oct 20, 2020

Episode 146 brings the goods with beloved actor/producer/screenwriter, and now author, Lou Diamond Phillips! Prepare yourself for amazing insights and laughs as Jason and Lou discuss topics like his inspiration for the book, switching from screenwriting to writing a novel to describe the images in his head,...

Oct 16, 2020

For the show's second BONUS episode #145 of October, we're welcoming sci-fi and urban fantasy author, Jabe Stafford! Learn about writing in isolation, journaling for self-discovery, identifiable villains, and what the heck is a Yoga Witch? All this plus a sample chapter from Jabe's debut novel, Ales, Agents & Alchemy,...