Writing

Amy Tan’s List of Best Books for Aspiring Writers

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 2 min read

Successful writers tend to be avid readers. If you're an aspiring author hoping to turn your first draft into a must-read novel, an effective way to find inspiration and hone your creative writing skills is to read as many great books as possible. Bestselling author Amy Tan has compiled a list of favorite books every aspiring writer must read.