In Chapter 11 of 20 of his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author and writer Scott Gold answers "How Does Writing a Book Compare and Contrast with Recording an Album?" Gold notes the respective challenges and rewards associated with each. He notes how writing a book is less expensive to create and can be done alone at any time. Conversely, recording albums are typically collaborative efforts that require larger investments. Gold also takes time to share, compare, and contrast how writers and musicians derive satisfaction from others receiving their art. 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.