Vanessa Mártir is a New York City-based mama, writer and educator. She's completing a memoir in essays called "Relentless" and working on another memoir, "A Dim Capacity for Wings." She blogs about her memoir and writing journey at vanessamartir.wordpress.com. She wants you to know that she's a Brooklyn girl all day -- old-school Bushwick before the quaint cafés and organic markets. She lives to tell stories and touch hearts. Here's her chance.