Who Created the Creator? [Hope Vs Hope]

"If the universe and everything in it had to be created by somebody, then who created the creator?"

Apologists for the theory of divine creation often cite the fact that everything created needs to have had a creator, in the way that every book has to have an author. If the answer to the question "Who created the universe and everything in it?" is God, the next question is, "Well, then, who or what created God?"