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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


Apr 12, 2022

Episode 209 brings back iconic 80s actress, author, and fan-favorite guest, Diane Franklin! This time we're talking all about the latest in Diane's series The Excellent Comedy of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the 80s: The Better Off Dead Movie Tribute Book! This is a behind-the-scenes retrospective into the making of that 1985 cult-classic comedy hit, Better Off Dead including extras from writer/director, Savage Steve Holland! We're discussing the movie, the characters, how she went about putting the book together, the details behind each chapter and so much more! 

Better Off Dead Movie Tribute Book on Amazon

The Diane Franklin Website with ALL her social media links!

Hollywood Show April 15-16, 2022!

80s In The Sand Celebration

Scrivener (use coupon CHAPTER for 20% off)

Writer's Block Coffee (use coupon SampleChapter for 10% off!)

Pop Goes the Culture Network

Contact the show via email at or leave a voicemail by calling 1-660-851-1146!