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Dawn O'Porter

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Dawn O'Porter (REPLAY): The Freedom of Writing Fiction

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This is a replay of a previous episode with Dawn O’Porter. Dawn has actually come on this podcast 3 times, but this is a replay of the latest conversation we had in 2019, about her brilliant novel So Lucky. She is the author of 6 books including the award-winning YA books Paper Aeroplanes and Goose, her first adult novel The Cows was a Sunday Times Bestseller and her latest book "SO LUCKY" is also a Sunday Times bestseller. The novel is about three women and how life really isn't as perfect as it looks. Ruby is feeling like she's failing as a mother, Beth is in a sexless marriage and online influencer Lauren is not telling the truth on Instagram. We talk about writing fiction, finding inspiration and the power of saying no. Also wanted to take this opportunity to mention that since this interview Dawn has launched a Patreon page where she says writing, videos, competitions, it’s really fun and a great place to hang out if you’re a fan of Dawn’s work. Hope you enjoy this episode re-run!- My books:.https://uk.bookshop.org/contributors/emma-gannon- My favourite 2020 books: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/my-favourite-reads-of-2020-9bf19342-f535-4856-ab1a-d523f5ecd98a- My 2021 picks: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/2021-books-i-m-excited-about-619ab32f-f22e-4282-a0e7-71732055e3c7- Twitter: Twitter.com/emmagannon- Instagram: Instagram.com/emmagannonukSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28mins

22 Mar 2021

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Life in Pieces - Dawn O'Porter

The Ray D'Arcy Show

After tragically losing her friend Caroline Flack, what started out as diary entries during lockdown, Dawn O'Porter wrote a memoir of thoughts on the year that changed us all. Ray is joined by Dawn on the line from LA.

23mins

14 Oct 2020

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#79 Life In Lockdown with Dawn O'Porter

Adulting

Hey Podulters, I hope you're well! In this episode I speak to Dawn O'Porter about her latest book Life In Pieces, as well as how lockdown has changed her approach to parenting, and why we shouldn't always be available to everyone all the time!Dawn's Top Three Books;Ghosts, Dolly AldertonOranges Are Not The Only Fruit, Jeanette WintersonJane Eyre, Charlottte BronteI hope you enjoy :) as always please do rate, review & subscribe.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47mins

4 Oct 2020

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Dawn O'Porter - So Lucky

The Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusive to WHSmith

Dawn O’Porter is this week’s featured author in the Richard and Judy Book Club. So Lucky is a bold, confident, and very funny book examining how social media can make women’s lives look far more perfect than they really are. Dawn discusses her own relationship with social media, why she’s so confident writing about sex, and how her friend’s experience of polycystic ovaries inspired one of the characters. Head to your local WHSmith or www.whsmith.co.uk to buy your special edition copy of So Lucky, and browse the entire seasonal Book Club collection. Oh – and join the conversation and let us know what Book Club novels you’ve been reading recently by emailing richardandjudypodcast@whsmith.co.uk

26mins

30 Jul 2020

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EP.109 - DAWN O'PORTER

THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST

Adam talks with British television presenter turned author Dawn O'Porter about selfies, how she coped with the death of her mother when she was just 7, what she plans to do with some of her other loved ones when they die, her early days in TV, social media scrapes and writing routines.Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for conversation editing. RELATED LINKSDAWN O'PORTER BOOKSHELP REFUGEES CHOOSE LOVE CHARITYELON MUSK - TESLA IN SPACECAN YOU TAXIDERMY HUMANS? (HOPES&FEARS WEBSITE)SECRET ARTISTS PODCAST (ON PODTAIL)WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVSTSUCCESSION WEBSITESee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 11mins

16 Nov 2019

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#227 Dawn O'Porter: Is Anyone's Life As Perfect As It Looks?

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It's been a Dawn O'Porter themed week! I hosted Q&A event with Dawn at Foyles which was so fun, we then recorded the podcast, and then her launch party!Dawn is the author of 6 books including the award-winning YA books Paper Aeroplanes and Goose, her first adult novel The Cows was a Sunday Times Bestseller and her latest book "SO LUCKY" is totally fantastic. The novel is about three women and how life really isn't as perfect as it looks. Ruby is feeling like she's failing as a mother and woman, Beth is in a sexless marriage and online influencer Lauren is not telling the truth on Instagram.We talk about writing fiction, finding inspiration and the power of saying no and quitting something that is making you miserable. If you enjoyed this chat please do rate/review! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29mins

7 Nov 2019

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With Dawn O'Porter, Hollyoaks and André Rieu

The Graham Norton Podcast

Being lucky, being in a soap and being 70.

1hr 14mins

2 Nov 2019

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Ep.62 Dawn O'Porter

Griefcast

Cariad talks to writer Dawn O'Porter (The Cows, Paper Aeroplanes, Goose) about her Mum who died of breast cancer when she was seven. As ever they talk grief, childhood + missing walls.You can follow Dawn on twitter @dawnOporter. You can follow Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast and you can email thegriefcast@gmail.comGriefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the Year 2018 at the British Podcast Awards and Best Podcast at the ARIA's. It is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/griefcast.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 7mins

5 Dec 2018

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Dawn O'Porter

Bookish with Sonya Walger

This week Sonya talks books with novelist, journalist and fellow podcaster, Dawn O’Porter. Dawn writes about feminism and women’s lifestyle for numerous publications, hosts the podcast Get It On and is the author of 4 novels, most recently the bestseller, The Cows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 7mins

7 May 2018

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#116 Dawn O'Porter: On Not Following The Herd

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Dawn O'Porter is a novelist, columnist and broadcaster who lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, two songs, cat Lilu and dog Potato. She has made numerous documentaries about all sorts of things: polygamy, childbirth, Geisha, body image, breast cancer and even the movie Dirty Dancing. She is the critically acclaimed author of Paper Aeroplanes and Goose and The Sunday Times Bestseller The Cows.Dawn helped launch ‘Help Refugees’ in 2015, a charity that sends urgent care to refugees across Europe. She is also the host of ‘Get It On’, a weekly podcast where she interviews interesting people about why they wear what they wear.The Cows is a powerful novel about three women – judging each other, but also themselves. In all the noise of modern life, they need to find their own voice. Tara, Cam and Stella are strangers living their own lives as best they can – though when society’s screaming you should live life one way, it can be hard to like what you see in the mirror.When an extraordinary event ties invisible bonds of friendship between them, one woman’s catastrophe becomes another’s inspiration, and a life lesson to all. The book is all about how it’s sometimes OK to not follow the herd.In this episode we talk about writing novels, motherhood, growing up, the power of quitting and the importance of knowing yourself the best out of everyone. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

3 Mar 2018

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