Book Launch – “Inits” by K.C. Sprayberry

Book Launch – “Inits” by K.C. Sprayberry



Thudding footsteps, a smack on the back as I’m swallowing, and
then RAS straddles the chair across from me.
“Don’t gulp. Then I won’t have to keep you from choking.” He fills
his plate with enough food to feed the back line of the Atlanta Falcons. “The
jerk used all the hot water.” RAS glares at me. “You will so pay later.”
“Yeah, right.” I stuff more pancakes, strawberries, and sausages
into my mouth.


I always pay. When will he figure out that I’m not his favorite
tackle dummy?



This is
a story that was with me for a long time, a story begging to be told more and
more each day. Many, many people have been bullied. Most of us survived and
went on to have useful lives, but we will always remember those who pushed us
around, physically and mentally.


We stood
up and walked away. The bruises weren’t always visible, but they were and are
there. We remain quiet when harsh words are spoken … walk away when others
begin conversations that make us feel uncomfortable. One and all, we dream of
the day when bullying will stop.
Some of
us are around to share our stories. Others could no longer handle what was said
or done to them. How do you stop a bully? Words? Actions? Treat them as they do
you? There is no perfect solution, yet we can never stop standing up against
these people.
Enter here for a
chance to win a copy of Inits!
High school means a whole new world. Yet, for Alex Starkey,
pimples, discovering one of his buds is a real girl now, and an older brother
using him as his favorite tackle dummy are tiny problems. What gets Alex’s
temper simmering are his inits. Surviving his freshman year without diving into
deep trouble seems impossible. 
Sprayberry started writing young, first as a diarist, and later through an
interest in English and creative writing. Her first experience with publication
came when she placed third in The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge contest
while in the Air Force, but her dedication to writing came after she had her
youngest child, now preparing to enter college.
family lives in Northwest Georgia where she spends her days creating stories
about life in the south, and far beyond. More than a dozen of her short stories
have appeared in several magazines. Five anthologies feature other short
stories. She has three books that are Amazon best sellers: Softly Say Goodbye,
Who Am I?, and Mama’s Advice. Her other novels available are: Take Chances,
Where U @, The Wrong One, Pony Dreams, Evil Eyes, and Starlight.
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