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“Wear A Flower In Your Hair” Is Free Aug 31

Posted in Sadie Mae Glutz, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 30, 2015 by Kaden Brown

For one day only, August 31, “Wear A Flower In Your Hair – A dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” is available on Kindle absolutely free. You can get it here.

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?

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Here is what one reviewer had to say about “Wear a Flower In Your Hair“:

“It’s a visceral. It’s gripping. It’s soul-stirring. As Sadie Mae Glutz recounted her life in her own words, I felt the full gamut of emotions. This is an American tragedy of the highest order. A mirror maze of contradictions and red herrings.
Yes, this is a bold and uncompromising vision from Kaden Brown. A master stroke of creative writing. You owe it to yourself to check it out. It’s not easy reading, but then again, it’s not meant to be. Two thumbs up from me!”

WATCH THE PROMO HERE [http://livestre.am/5br9p]

sadie_pb_coverNaturally, “Wear a Flower In Your Hair” is also available in hardback, either by ordering from your high street retailer, or by ordering online, through vendors such as Amazon , The Book Depository, and Barnes & Noble.

Product Details

ISBN-13:9781507811269

Publisher:CreateSpace Publishing

Publication date:02/01/2015

Pages:104

Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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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

Sadie’s Making Me Nervous

Posted in Sadie Mae Glutz, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 10, 2015 by Kaden Brown

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With two previously published books, both in the paranormal or ‘urban fiction’ genre, you may expect me to have become accustomed to feeling nervous or anxious prior to launch.

Oddly, I previously never gave such nervousness much thought. Maybe with those books – mere candyfloss compared to Sadie’s meaty and gut-wrenching story – which were longer and more “story-ish” there was not much of me invested in them. So maybe, I never even felt nervous in the run-up to publication…

With “Wear A Flower In You Hair – A dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” there is a lot of “me” in the book. Surprisingly it does not really tell a story that will sweep the reader off their feet. It is not a flowing romp through the joys and wonders of immortality, or a hazy battle set-upon the mangled crest of some hill, or a happy and tearful exploration of love, dance and loss.

This is Sadie’s story. It is an interview and as such Sadie guides where it takes us and the interviewer. She doesn’t have a happy story to tell. It doesn’t have a happy ending, nor does the story even make the reader or on-looker envious and wanting more.

But in the horror of her story, amongst the philosophical gems Sadie espouses, in the matter-of-fact analysis of all things related to life and death, in there somewhere is me. “Wear A Flower In You Hair – A dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” is a story of personal calamity and twisted perversion that maybe reflects how I feel. How angry I am that I lost people, angry that my universe is not what it should be. Daring to hope that maybe there is a universe in which the feelings and dreams I have can be real.

Not that slaughtering dozens of folk is my thing. Nor even is the belief that happiness derives from pain. No, my pain – and perhaps humanity’s pain or unhappiness – is reflected in the warped excesses of Sadie’s intelligence, that her searching for happiness derived instead a negative image of what we all (or usually all of us) desire from the society in which we live.

Whilst normal people want peace, love and happiness and will do anything to make those things real, Sadie on the other hand, is so damaged by life that her core values are destroyed. Instead of peace, love and happiness she wants the opposite. To her, society is corrupt and built upon lies which destroy people. To defend her thesis as such she has built a sumptuous belief system that offers an alternative hypothesis on how to create peace, love and happiness.

I suppose that in searching for my own solutions to the problems of achieving peace, love and happiness there is a little bit of my own beliefs in what Sadie is trying to do. I feel for her. I can see why she did what she did. I can understand her frame of reference, why she feels that the universe has slipped. I know those feelings that broke her. The loss of faith in parents and the world is enough to destroy any kid’s mental health.

So with so much of me, of my experiences tied-into this book, of my pain, and my mental wanderings, Sadie reflects me to a certain extent. The only difference being, I would be mortified to kill anything knowingly.

So there-in lies my odd feelings of anxiety over Sadie’s story, an interview that overtly seeks to find out her philosophical raison d’être for mass murder. Her interview with Deborah tells her story as a horror. Yet it is the hidden evolution of her thinking, the reasons for her madness that are me. And having that made public – no matter how allegorical – is a nervous affair. Maybe people won’t realise?


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.

Promo video for “Wear A Flower In Your Hair – a dialogue with Sadie Mae Glutz” (HD)

Posted in Sadie Mae Glutz, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 19, 2014 by Kaden Brown

This is so exciting!

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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