Writing C(urriculum) V(itae): What makes you an author? : Episode 001
Updated: Jun 22
Authors Talking Bookish with hosts Hope Gibbs and Donna Norman-Carbone
How do you know when you’re an author? What’s the difference between a writer and an author? Hope and Donna discuss their paths to becoming authors and what makes them experts in addressing the many steps and skills necessary from being a writer to becoming published.
The jump from writer life to publication
Author acronym soup
Our expertise on what we learned the hard way, so you don’t have to
DO NOW:: Assess where you are as a writer and determine what your goals are. Begin by writing something you truly believe in, then find critique partners, a writing group to give you feedback.
Critique Circle https://www.critiquecircle.com/
Megan Lally’s CP Match https://www.meganlallywrites.com/cpmatchmaker
Query Mastery Class/ NY Book Editors https://nybookeditors.com/
Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) https://www.womensfictionwriters.org/
Hope Gibbs, author of Where the Grass Grows Blue https://www.authorhopegibbs.com/
Donna Norman-Carbone, author of All That is Sacred https://www.donnanormancarbone.com