In Chapter 12 of 20 of his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author and writer Scott Gold answers "How Do You Determine What is the Best Media or Medium to Tell a Particular Story?" Gold notes the importance of accepting failure as a means to find the best storytelling medium possible. He shares how stories sometimes are better told through song and other times are best delivered through writing, physical performance, or recorded media such as audio or video. He shares approaches to getting into a creative mindset to optimize this decision. Scott Gold is an author and writer based in New York City. When not writing, Gold moonlights as a bartender at Char no. 4 restaurant in Brooklyn. He earned a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis.