What’s New?! Update | Buy Our Books! | Lola Sky | YouTube


It’s been a while since I’ve posted an update, but I have been EXTREMELY busy behind the scenes, so much so that I eventually landed in a mental and creative funk. But the journey must continue, and for everyone that has been supporting me and Lemons & Gold Publishing, I want to say thank you […]

Our First Annual Super Summer Short Story Writing Contest


Wanna get your writing out there to be seen!? This year, Lemons & Gold Publishing is hosting our first ever annual Super Summer Short Story #WritingContest for Black writers who love to write short stories involving genres such as fantasy, science fiction, the paranormal, or magical realism. Stories can also be a cross-genre mix, such […]

Follow Our Podcast! Squeeze Team Radio ft Khàli LaBré


We will be posting a new episode every week! Want to be promoted in one of our episodes? Contact Khàli at admin@lemonsngold.com for more info! Let’s talk about everything from books, writing, self-love, authors, and more! Let’s have fun!

#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 […]

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 […]

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 Is Flash Fiction Writing?


What in the devil is a “flash fiction”? You might be wondering why I decided to create a blog that is dedicated to a thing called flash fiction. What in the fried fish is a flash fiction!? I’m glad you asked! Flash fiction is a form of fiction that can also be considered as microfiction, […]