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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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Mar 30, 2021

Our guest for episode 170, David H. Hanks, brings his own brand of excitement in his thrilling character, Carson Griffon! Hear about this book series and how it was developed. Also, we'll learn how his career as a nuclear engineer not only inspires his books but also earned David the Nobel Peace Prize! All that and much...

Mar 24, 2021

J. W. Voyce comes to us from "across the pond" in England for episode 169 with his debut novel, Ending Samsara! Don't let the longer than usual runtime fool you as James and Jason go down the rabbit hole of a slew of topics like dialect in writing, how history may judge us, inspirational teachers, refusing to be labeled...

Mar 16, 2021

Episode 168 takes us north of the lower 48 into the Alaskan territory of Anchorage and guest author, Steven C. Levi! Listen in as we discuss finding/telling stories no one has heard before, get some tips on writing, hear and feel his deep affinity for living in Alaska, and get some ideas of what NOT to ask should you...

Mar 9, 2021

Episode 167 brings back a favorite previous guest and incredibly talented author and playwright, Gary Morgenstein! This time Gary and Jason discuss the idiosyncrasies of writing habits, Characters that take over, using Zoom meetings for theater production and so much more before diving into his latest book, A Fastball...

Mar 3, 2021

Episode 166 with WSJ and USA Today best-selling author, Jamie Beck is available! (Finally!) Some technical difficulties may have held the episode up, but you don't want to miss our conversations on success through failure and rejection, genre-blending, crossover in stories and writing from instinct along with a...