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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


Nov 14, 2023

Episode 251 brings Gary Morgenstein back for his sample chapter reading of the finale to his Dark Depths series, A Dugout to Peace! It's an intimate, and nostalgic reading you don't want to miss!

Gary Morgenstein at BHC Books

Gary's books on Amazon

Gary Morgenstein on Facebook and Instagram

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Nov 7, 2023

Episode 250 brings back a special guest, I dare say dear friend of the show, Gary Morgenstein! Gary is making his 3rd appearance to close out his Dark Depths series with book 3, A Dugout to Peace. We'll be discussing the ups & downs of writing a series, how books are a unique entertainment experience, characters taking...

Nov 1, 2023

Episode 249 is a short but sweet announcement for Bandit Chronicles book 2, Bandit Underground! The pre-order is live!

Bandit Underground on Amazon

Jason's website

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

Pop Goes the Culture Network

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Oct 24, 2023

Episode 248 is our second-half feature with Suspense/Fantasy author, D.M. Murphy and a riveting sample reading from her novel, Down, Down, Down. And believe me, you're absolutely going to want to know what happens next!

D.M. Murphy website

Down, Down, Down on Amazon

Episode 247 Interview with D.M. Murphy

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Oct 17, 2023

For episode 247 of the Sample Chapter Podcast, we welcome Suspense/Fantasy author, DM Murphy! It's a fun episode where we're discussing topics like how she got started writing, how her time in the Military aided her writing, why she writes Fantasy, her love of Scrivener, and writing on old technology (floppy discs...