Khàli Responds: #ResiliencyGoals Tangela Williams-Spann (@TwillSpann)

Okay, so if you’re not following me on Twitter and you’re a Black Writer, Black Author, or are a part of the Neurodivergent community, you need to be following. Why? Because I’m going to be responding to the blog post or the story of a different author every week. This one is going to be …

5 Ways to Become a Better Writer

Whether you’re a writer already, or you’re just getting started, there is always room for improvement. There are so many resources all over the interwebs that can tell you how to become a better writer; but, you came to Lemons & Gold for this information, so it’s gonna come with a little added flavor as …

What’s an MFA in Creative Writing?

Okay, so this one is for my people who are SUPER passionate about writing! And when I say passionate, I mean: you EXIST for writing the plot outlines for your stories, you act out the characters in your novel, you bleed literary devices and creativity! You might have family and friends, or even your dog, …

What Can You Do With an English Degree?

If you’re currently in college and you’re an English major, you’ve more than likely become familiar with some of the questions that English majors get asked so frequently: “What are you gonna do with that degree?” “Why didn’t you pick a STEM major? Humanities are useless!” “Soooo, you’re gonna be a teacher?” Well, as a …

Lola Sky: Brief Me, Baby! S1, Ep 3

Quinita followed Lexi into her office. Just like the rest of the building, everything was see-through. However, Lexi opened the drawer of her desk and reached into and pressed a button. The windows of her office instantly went black. Lexi threw her long, dark Latina hair over her shoulder with flair. “Why she gotta be …

Lola Sky: Do What, Now? S1, Ep 2

Although Drew was a difficult man to deal with, he always took good care of Quinita. Whenever their research team found themselves in a crunch to meet a deadline to provide results for other medical centers, or they were running out of funding for one of their projects, Quinita was always the one that seemed …

Lola Sky: Off Day Shenanigans, S1, Ep1

“Damn, I don’t feel like takin’ my ass to work tomorrow,” she said as she threw herself on the couch. “Meeeeoooowwww…” her cat, Twelve, replied sympathetically. Almost as if he completely understood how she felt as he made his way over to comfort her on the black couch. She sat up, fluffed her hair back …