What Is Speculative Fiction?

We’ve been pumping out Twitter and IG posts left and right, hollering about speculative fiction all over the place! At Lemons & Gold Publishing, we are in the business of publishing stories by Black authors who write speculative fiction. We have been saying that over and over and over and we know that some 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 …