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 <a href="http://vanessamartir.wordpress.com" target="_hplink">vanessamartir.wordpress.com</a>. 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.