In Chapter 1 of 20 of his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author and writer Scott Gold answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" Gold notes that after ten years in New York City, it is becoming harder to be away from his New Orleans roots. Professionally, as a writer, it is getting easier for Gold as he settles into his style, makes connections, and as a result carries himself more confidently. 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.