The Team

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Ashley M. Coleman, Editor in Chief 

The creator of WriteLaughDream.com, Ashley is an author, workshop facilitator and avid dreamer. She has independently published two books, "Dear Love: A Love Letter to You" and "Love on Purpose." Her freelance writing has been published in JUMP Magazine, GRAMMY.com, Essence.com and many more. She's an advocate for writers finding their voice and learning how expand their reach. 

Edie R King

Edie King, Project Manager 

Edie is a therapist and writer from the Greater Philadelphia area. She specializes in the substance abuse population, and believes "we're all recovering from something". Edie holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Eastern University, and is also a National Board Certified Counselor. Her self titled blog focuses on mental, emotional, and spiritual growth and wellness.

Are you passionate about building a platform for writers of color? We need you! 

We are looking to build a small team of pen, paper, and book enthusiast that love reading, writing, and supporting the work of writers of color. 

Right now we are looking for team members in the areas of: 

  • Design
  • Photography
  • Social Media 
  • Membership Manager

This is an unpaid opportunity with the intention to grow into a compensated role. You are able to both submit work and to be a part of the team. 


Do you have a writing product (journals, candles, tea, etc.) catered to minorities 24-34 that you are interested in advertising? Feel free to contact us for more details.

 All inquiries about Permission to Write can be sent to hello@writelaughdream.com. 

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