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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

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Find out more about the host, Jason, and his books by visiting his website here


Apr 27, 2021

Episode 174 goes back to London for speculative fiction author, K.A. Hough! It's a wonderful conversation about family motivation, supportive spouses, NaNoWriMo beginnings, constantly learning, and her love for helping authors make their books shine! Then we dive into a riveting sample chapter from her debut novel,...

Apr 21, 2021

Episode 173 brings back a friend of the show from our early days, William Schlichter! You may know him as the Zombie/Horror guy but he's bringing forth an all-new type of story with his fantasy, crime-thriller, Sirgrus Blackmane. Hear all the details about this incredible story, the research that went into it, what's...

Apr 13, 2021

Our guest for episode 172 is the incredibly talented, multi-genre author and podcaster, Katie Salidas! Tune in to our conversation to learn about her magical books in the genres of SciFi, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, New Age, and even Non-Fiction! We also discuss finding your tribe, her love of monsters, and the history...

Apr 6, 2021

Episode 171 brings the heat with best-selling author, S.A. Lelchuk and his thrilling private eye, Nikki Griffin! Listen in as we discuss his writing process which includes driving cross-country (and how that applies), getting to know his character Nikki and how he writes from her perspective as well as her definition of...