In this episode, I had the honor of having a conversation with acclaimed writer Virginia Phiri. In the first part, we discussed how Virginia's upbringing in the Zugali township shaped her aspirations and interests. Despite experiencing personal loss and struggle, Virginia remained curious and creative, harnessing her passion for the arts and literature. The second part focused on Virginia's career path and the importance of pursuing one's passions and taking risks, even in the face of challenges. In the third part, we highlighted the role of technology in helping writers share their work and protect their copyrights, emphasizing the need for support and advice from others. Virginia also discussed her passion for writing and the lack of support for African writers. Before concluding with the importance of preserving African stories and the need for better support systems for African artists and writers. Overall, Virginia inspired listeners to stay true to their passions and seek support in pursuing their creative endeavors.