What is your advice for budding writers? April 5, 2014 By Ask the Author › Category: General › What is your advice for budding writers? 0 Vote Up Vote Down The Authors Blog asked 6 years ago 1 Answers 0 Vote Up Vote Down Michelle Corasanti Staff answered 6 years ago Write about what you are passionate about. Read a lot, but read as a writer. Take writing courses if you can. Never give up. The Almond Tree took me 7 years to write. It could have taken 40. Writing is about rewriting.