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Jim 'Perk' Perkins

...has been a writer/musician and singer/songwriter for many years.

In the music biz Perk has played every kind of concert and musical venue imaginable. In recent years he wrote a song called, Haggard Had it Right, which he and music partner Mike McAdoo recorded. The song made it to Number 1 on radio in The United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium and several other countries in Europe.

Perk currently plays both as a solo act and with the great Blues Musician Rory David Joyce as, The Schwing Kings. Check out the music videos below.

As a writer he has written for diverse group of national publications. Along with authoring several novella's he has worked as a script doctor on a movie set, written several spec scripts, many short stories and Perk just completed a novel called, The Angels of Valley Junction.

 His popular, humorous and motivational newspaper column, The Smile Factor ran every week from 2007 to 2015 in the Nixa Xpress Newspaper, which has won several awards for excellence from the Missouri Newspaper Association.

Click on the links above to read sample chapters of some of Perk's work!


Written by Jim Perkins

Written by Jim Perkins