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Posted in Newsletter, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 15, 2015 by Kaden Brown

After much delay and pondering, and much mindless head-scratching, Kaden Brown finally has a monthly newsletter that you can sign-up for!

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Woops! Time flies…

Posted in Shady Oaks, Update with tags , , , , , , , on April 13, 2015 by Kaden Brown

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I just had one of those big “woops” moments, realising that April is nearly half complete and I have not yet looked at my “Shady Oaks” screenplay!

Duh. With my head in the clouds, working on “Immortal Forever” I sort of totally forgot I have other stuff to do. Mind you, the time has been brilliant as I plot the mega-story-arc for my Russian Vampire Fiction.

Never-the-less, I must get along and open up Final Draft and concentrate of completing April’s agenda. Just have to do the closing act. Should be no problem.

Poetry From “Immortal Forever”

Posted in Immortal Forever with tags , , , , , , , , on March 10, 2015 by Kaden Brown
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Demo cover only

The future dark paranormal (Russian vampire fiction) “Immortal Forever”, which will probably be completed in about five years, will contain quite a bit of self-penned prose as well as some by other authors. The following is a brief poem from the draft manuscript.
 
FYI, I hope to be performing this poem in person at an upcoming poetry meet of The Dead Good Poets Society in Liverpool. There is a teeny bit I am not happy with, to do with how one line reads related to another, but I’ll dwell upon that and maybe change it. It is all in how the poem is spoken. The poem title is a working title only. Don’t forget, the book has a very morbid and dark theme…

“Regret and Anger of Being Immortal Forever”

 

Places to be yet never seen,

Amid the blue skies a bleeding red stream

Towers of life with a tower of death,

No mortal can recall when my heart has been.

 

Let me sleep for a thousand years.

So tired, to run from the burning sun,

and a long ceased breath.

With blood red tears, into the day we have never seen.

 

Of places we imagine, yet only unseen,

A torture unlike the deep night we’ve carefully done

Still waters of blood and the stench of death,

Where you once smiled – this never-ending dream.

 

No friend nor kin we have ever been,

As moths to the light, the dead come to that bleeding red stream.

Those hills and those mounds, we have our death,

Revenge shall be ours, a heart no longer beating.

 
© Kaden Brown. All rights reserved 2015

Buy “Wear A Flower In Your Hair – A dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” paperback edition

Posted in Sadie Mae Glutz, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 6, 2015 by Kaden Brown

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The sometimes shocking and harrowing interview with Susan Atkins (Manson Family cult member) who passed away in September 2009, is now available in paperback format for USD$7.99.

Note: this title is available to purchase for those 18 years and over.

The book can be purchased here.

Amazon comments:

“A master stroke of creative writing”

“It’s visceral. It’s gripping. It’s soul-stirring.”

I always encourage readers to visit the book review website, Goodreads. There you can find out what’s hot, gossip about your fave authors, and leave comments and reviews. “Wear A Flower In Your Hair – A dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” can be found at: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24652445-wear-a-flower-in-your-hair—a-dialogue-with-sadie-mae-glutz

Things The Interview With Sadie Shows Us

Posted in Sadie Mae Glutz with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 4, 2015 by Kaden Brown

Sadie Mae Glutz was a pseudonym of Charles Manson friend and follower Susan Denise Atkins. She used the name from 1967 to 1969, finally ceasing its usage whilst incarcerated. Here are some things we learned from her interview with “Deborah”.

  • Sadie is her preferred name.
  • Her friends included Mama Cass, Michelle Philips, “that Beach Boy guy” (Denis Wilson), Ken/Kenneth (Kenneth Anger) and George Harrison.
  • She has degrees acquired whilst in prison – qualifications that she holds in distain.
  • She tried and failed to hang two of her victims, simultaneously.
  • Though convicted of eight murders she only actually killed two people.
  • Of the two she killed, she only knew Sharon’s name. The other victim whom she admits to stabbing multiple times – and whom she does not remember his name during the interview – was Wojciech Frykowski who was actually shot, beaten and stabbed.
  • She has a convenient memory. Wojciech Frykowski was actually attacked by all three assailants (Sadie, Tex, and Pat) in the Tate house – not just by Sadie as she claims in the interview.
  • Sadie tells fibs: she originally claims to have had sex with The Fab Four in their hotel room. In truth which she later admits in this fictional interview, she only had “sexual relations” with one of them. She laughs when confronted with the truth.
  • Sadie at one stage advocates mandatory oral sex to make the world a happier place. She was known as Sexy Sadie for a reason!
  • She claims to be a Christian, and insists that her murderous philosophy is akin to that of Christ dying on the cross.
  • Sadie claims to like prison life, because it gives her the freedom to think.
  • Toward the end of the interview Deborah asks how Sadie is feeling, and observes that she does not look well. At the time Sadie was dying from cancer. At the end of she interview which is terminated due to Sadie’s obvious difficulties, she thanks Deborah.
  • Sadie asserts that Linda Kasabian was present at a planning meeting for Helter Skelter (Tate-LaBianca et al) and that Charlie had no role in the planning. On two occasions Sadie implicates Linda in the murders. This continues a grudge against Linda dating back to the pre-trial phase in which Linda gained immunity.
  • Throughout the interview Sadie expresses herself through highly technical language and philosophical concepts. Deborah remarks that she doesn’t understand what Sadie is saying.
  • At one stage Sadie mentions if she had killed Shorty “things would have been better”. “Shorty” McShea was a Manson associate murdered by someone in “The Family”. Sadie’s statement suggests that she did not kill him.
  • Ultimately, we learn that Sadie Mae Glutz is 100% unrepentant, but uses her claimed Christianity to mask her beliefs.
  • The final statement made by Deborah serves three purposes. (1) It shows the danger of allowing any Manson Family follower the opportunity to express their ideals to the outside world, and (2)  Deborah’s repeating of Sadie’s anti-normative anti-society mantra indicates that she has fallen under the influence of that way of thinking. And (3) the final words by Deborah, in apparent sympathy with Sadie, indicate that Sadie’s philosophy is applicable to contemporary society. Indeed, it is a stark and haunting threat merely in its observation.

Don’t forget “Wear A Flower In Your Hair – A dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” is now available for pre-order from Amazon Kindle (USD$0.81, AUD$0.99, GBP£1.02). Note that these prices can change without notice. The book is released on January 17, 2015.

Top Ten 2014

Posted in Update with tags , , , , , on December 25, 2014 by Kaden Brown

The year is almost over, as I wait for the Christmas lunch to go down to make-way for tonight’s huge stew… Four days off work, no money, a crap internet provider, and last second doubts about my latest ramblings in “Wear a Flower In Your Hair – a dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” (I know, a really catchy name, eh) which will probably be justified at multiple levels.

As they say, “publish and be damned!”. That is me. As I’m waiting for the next pay check, and living off my savings here’s a quick look at my Top Ten of books, films…and anything else that was my life in 2014:

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Sneak Preview: “Wear A Flower In Your Hair: A Dialogue With Sadie Mae Glutz”

Posted in Sadie Mae Glutz, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 16, 2014 by Kaden Brown

In anticipation, here is a treat for devoted watchers of my blog.

On January 17, 2015 “Wear A Flower In Your Hair: A Dialogue With Sadie Mae Glutz” is released at Amazon Kindle.

THIS TEXT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ANY PERSON UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.
This book is for adults. Contains graphic descriptions of family dysfunction, swearing, sex, drug use, murder, and justification for murder.

READ THE BEGINNING HERE [*.pdf]

Cover and description:

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The story of Sexy Sadie as told by herself from prison. A shocking and horrific account as to what happened and why, explaining the real philosophy behind her mass murdering – a powerful belief system that shakes one’s own sense of stability and understanding about the world and people around us. Are you ready to open your mind?

This book is for adults. Contains graphic descriptions of family dysfunction, swearing, sex, drug use, murder, and justification for murder.

‘Me, well I wanted to explore the spiritual boundaries of the human being. You know, how people feel and react to evil. You know about karma – what goes around comes around don’t you?’
‘Hmm, yeah…’
‘Huh, that’s just part of it though. You know that every early death, every evil committed against a person results in equal goodness elsewhere?’
‘What? What?’
‘Yeah. Pain is goodness. It is natural then that pleasure is badness, evil. So there is a circle: the more pain the more pleasure, the more pleasure, the more pain.’
‘Yeah, but you guys, you lived a life of pleasure, drugs and sex.’
‘Yeah.’
‘So, what pain was there in doing that? You were hardly balancing out the karma were you?’
‘The pleasure we got from life, of living by our own rules – we had none – meant we had the power, inside each one of us, to continue the cycle of pain, spread it into society and help charge-up the karma cycle. The pain we caused meant more happiness.’
‘Happiness is a warm gun?’
‘Ha-ha, you have it!’
‘It is utterly mad.’
‘You see the power of what I’m saying. It scares you.’
‘Of course it does. How can you warp logic so much that innocent people die? For such a dire and terrifying possibility, that death, that pain, are good things. That they cause happiness.’
‘Yet you instinctively knew that a warm gun equals happiness?’
‘It’s the name of a fucking song, not some metaphysical empiricism!’
‘Yet you connected the idea and the song instantly.’
‘It is not that difficult. You know, to make “happiness” you cause pain.’
‘Right…”

Here is a sneak preview of the beginning of the book:
https://kadenbrown.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/wear-a-flower-in-your-hair2.pdf

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