Where I Get My Hero-spiration, a.k.a. The Top Ten Reasons Why I Love Supernatural

~ By Rebecca Grace Allen I have been a fangirl of the CW’s Supernatural for years. If you don’t watch the show, or never got past some of the more gory, monster-of-the-week episodes, I am sad for you, because in my opinion, it’s one of the best-written shows out there. It’s about Sam and Dean Winchester, two brothers who hunt all things evil in an attempt to save the world. Played by Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, the two characters were the inspiration for my heroes in the first two Portland Rebels books. Want to know why the two...

Member Spotlight – Rebecca Grace Allen

Today we continue to get to know our chapter members. Please welcome Rebecca Grace Allen. Thanks for stopping by, Rebecca! Q. You have a degree in English with a focus on creative writing, and have always loved writing. But you never thought you’d be a writer. Now look! What happened? A. Honestly? Twilight happened. I know some authors try to keep their fan fiction roots on the DL, but the truth is, those books inspired me to dust off the skills I’d acquired in college and do something with them. Once I started writing again, I remembered how much...

Recipe for a Reformed Bad Boy

~ By Rebecca Grace Allen I’ve always loved a reformed bad boy. There’s something so sexy about a man who’s turned a new leaf, giving up the rebellious ways of his past. But when the deviant he once was bubbles to the surface, there’s nothing hotter. Connor Starks, the hero in my debut novella, The Duality Principle, is that kind of character. Orphaned at fifteen by the son of two drug addicts, Connor was taken in by his grandparents, and grew up with a bit of a wild streak. He’s been dealt a shitty hand, but nearly losing the...

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