You’re never going to be a Christopher Hitchens or a Mark Steyn. You’ll never even be a Jim Goad or an Ann Coulter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a living writing. I have the IQ of a schoolteacher and my writing is subpar at best. Despite these handicaps, I successfully edited a magazine for 15 years and have been paying the bills with crappy articles like this since I left college. Here are ten basic tips that will help you get to the point where you won’t get fired.