The Road to Becoming a Published Writer | Season 3: Episode 1


The Road to Becoming a Published Writer with Colleen Temple

Welcome back to season three of the Wicked Good Momcast! Our first guest in this series featuring female entrepreneurs is local author, Colleen Temple. Colleen released her debut novel Summer Breakdown in 2022. Today she shares with us the road to becoming a published writer, all while raising and supporting her family. If you haven’t read Colleen’s book yet, you will be running to read it after this episode. Listen in to discover why we have declared this novel a “mom must read!” 

About Our Guest 

Colleen Temple, M. Ed (she/her) is a writer, former essays editor at a popular parenting website, and the editor of This Is Motherhood. She lives north of Boston with her husband Colin and their three lively, creative, and hilarious children. Summer Breakdown is her debut novel.

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Shannon Gibson
Shannon started following Boston Moms on social media before she even lived in the Boston area! She credits her passion for the brand to the way it served her personally before she ever contributed to it. Though Shannon moved to Boston to support her husband’s career, Boston Moms was the unexpected gift and opportunity she had no idea was waiting for her. Shannon is mom to Elizabeth (2016) and Anderson (2018). She has been married to her husband, Benjamin, since 2012. Benjamin is a filmmaker and owner of Boston production company Magnus Films. In her free time, Shannon enjoys going to the beach, browsing antique stores, hiking with her family, traveling, reading, and watching movies with her husband.