Not an English degree but History.
However, I have taken a range of supplemental courses in writing for publication, technical writing, staff writing, plans writing, and similar.
I also have a teaching degree and have published some small articles.
I have moved away from teaching and am trying to put my admin and writing skills to work.
I recently started working as a freelance technical writer.
I'll know in a couple of weeks whether I get my first contract or not.
I always thought I'd prefer creative fiction, but I've discovered I like research and writing user documents.
Like anything else, we evolve as writers.