I’m not sure getting a publicity degree makes you any more creative than someone getting a C- in high school communication class. Are there high school communication classes? And if you’re getting a publicity degree on your mother’s retirement money, maybe you’re too old to be attending college anyway. Save the dosh, in other words. No degree ensures creative ideas—at least not as much as starvation. I believe the most creative people are starving.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.