#BookReleaseAlert🚨: Berthas by Cheryl Diane Parkinson | Lemons & Gold Publishing Original

It’s been a while since we’ve dropped a blog post! So, where have we been? We’ve been putting in WORK! Meet our very first author, Cheryl Diane Parkinson! Cheryl is an outstanding, prolific, British-Caribbean author all the way from Norfolk, UK! Her story, Berthas is everything you could ever want in a movie on the …

Why Join The Squeeze Team?

Do you love books? Do you love books by Black authors? Do you love to get free books, see new books before everyone else, and get cool stuff in the mail? Then it sounds like you need to join The Squeeze Team on Patreon! We’re just getting started, but we have a lot waiting for …

A Lemons & Gold Publishing Original: The Visionary Chronicles

If you’ve been following us on Twitter or Instagram (mainly Twitter), you have seen us promoting and continuously circulating posts about The Visionary Chronicles. Currently, the series has 2 books out, but we plan to publish the third, and last book of this series this Summer. The books that are currently out are: Dreams of …

What to Expect From Us as Your Publisher

Thank you so much for visiting Lemons & Gold Publishing! Lemons & Gold Publishing is a small, boutique indie press that specializes in publishing speculative novels by Black authors due to the pushback that Black speculative authors receive from the mainstream publishing houses. About 2% of 2,000 speculative authors that were published in 2015, were …

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 …