How Writing 8-Pound Lobster Story Led to First Book Deal - Scott Gold

In Chapter 15 of 17, author Scott Gold shares writing milestones from first published article post-college to, later, landing his first book deal. The first article involves food and family, with Gold publishing notes on eating an 8-pound lobster with his mother for the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The first book moment highlights opposite emotions of joy getting a book deal and fear having to then write a book.