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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


Dec 15, 2021

Milestone episode 200 is here with special guest author, Sean McCallum! Jason starts us off with a little retrospective and some highlights from 200 episodes of the show. Then Sean and Jason have a great conversation about completing that first novel, the compelling drive to write, finding your story cadence,...

Dec 7, 2021

Hello true believers! Episode 199 has a special treat for you today in legendary Sci-Fi author, Kevin Dilmore! Get comfy and listen in as Kevin takes us on a journey throughout his career including his early beginnings, connecting with Dayton Ward, his many many writing endeavors, and so much more! 

Kevin Dilmore on

Nov 30, 2021

Episode 198 welcomes teenaged author sensation, Shanti Hershenson to the show! Prepare to be enchanted by this fourteen-year-old author as she discusses her multiple works across different genres, her writing process which includes being a near-total pantser, getting helpful feedback, and how her writing has improved...

Nov 23, 2021

Episode 197 features an exciting conversation with epic fantasy & SciFi author, W.D. Kilpack III. We'll be discussing how to put realism into fantasy, getting reader feedback, and following your writing dreams. All this and so much more in our chat so hurry and click that Play button!

W.D. Kilpack III website


Nov 2, 2021

Episode 196 pulls back the curtain to reveal Drew Paige's book, The Darkness Within! Drew is a mental health advocate and author and in this episode, we're diving into the vital information within her book on surviving with a mental health disorder. It's a fascinating chat about the symptoms and types of bipolar...