1 Big Gay Novel About Love, Theater, Being Overweight and Self Discovery

Tim on Broadway: The Complete First Season (Books 1-5) is now available. All FIVE episode are now in one big book.


This contains the complete first season for a savings of over 40% versus buying the individual episodes!

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Marketing Beef: A New MM Romance

If you’re a MM Romance subscriber on Goodreads, you can read my book Marketing Beef here. It just came out today.

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More Than 50% of Gay Fiction Readers are Straight

I recently wrote an article titled 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Have to be Gay to Like Gay Fiction. Read it here.

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The Final Episode of Tim on Broadway (Season One) is Out!

It’s finally here, the last episode (5) of Tim on Broadway: Season One. Click here to get your copy—and find out what happens to Tim.




Tim on Broadway Back on Amazon’s Top 5

Thanks to @eBookDaily (eBookDaily.com) and @CJLyonswriter of Digital Book Day, Tim on Broadway is now back on top—currently at # 4 on Amazon’s gay fiction, short reads best-seller list.

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In its first week of release, the story about an overweight gay guy—his affinity for Broadway theater as well as the bag boy at the grocery store—reached #1! It has remained in the top 20 ever since. But this week, TOB is once again climbing the charts.

The first season of Tim on Broadway is being released in five episodes. You can get your free copy of episode 1 at Amazon, and you can follow the series at rickbettencourt.com.


The Salem Patch Takes Me On


Read what the Salem Patch—the news for Salem, Massachusetts—has to say about me and Tim on Broadway.

Tim on Broadway: Season One, Episode 4 Available Now!

Episode 4 is available now here!

Rick Does WHAT?!

I knew those on-camera classes I took in acting training would come in handy one day. Nailed it in one take!

Bandit’s Debut

My First Video…Good Lord!

Lord, help us. I can’t believe they let me do this stuff. Some of us really shouldn’t be given a camera. Anyway, because many of you are viewers rather than readers (shame on you), I have decided to do a little (very little) video.

If this gets more hits than my books, I may have to consider retirement.


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