Witches love fiction and fiction loves Witches! Award-winning and New York Times Bestseller author Zoraida CÃ³rdova discusses her journey with Witchcraft and its influence on her fiction. She shares how Witchcraft and spirituality helped her build the world of her popular series: Brooklyn Brujas. We also discuss cultural context in creating a Magickal world and why readers keep returning to stories about Witches and Witchcraft. Digressions include: Vampires, Star Wars, “Charmed,” “Twilight,” “Buffy” and Luke Perry. Kanani talks about life in a house with COVID and Hilary talks about the use of yarrow. Plus, a psychic told our listener that they were “The Mother Gaia Incarnate.” What does THAT mean???
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Zoraida CÃ³rdova is the author of many fantasy novels, including the award-winning Brooklyn Brujas series, Incendiary, Star Wars: Galaxyâ€™s Edge: A Crash of Fate, and The Way to Rio Luna. Her short fiction has appeared in the New York Times bestselling anthology Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, Star Wars: Clone Wars Stories of Light and Dark, and Come On In. She is the co-editor of Vampires Never Get Old. She is the co-host of the writing podcast, Deadline City, with Dhonielle Clayton. Zoraida was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and raised in Queens, New York. When sheâ€™s not working on her next novel, sheâ€™s finding a new adventure.
Zoraida CÃ³rdova Website
Brooklyn Brujas Series
Vampires Never Get Old
Vampires Never Get Old (The Podcast)
Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View
Coney Island Mermaid Parade
Our Conversation with Paige Vanderbeck
Green Witchcraft by Paige Vanderbeck
The Plant Spirit Familiar by Christopher Penczak
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