Fobie Friends, a more child-friendly version of “phobia.”
Brian Miller, creator of Fobie Friends, a new, small press publishing company with the word “fobie” being a more child-friendly version of “phobia” joins Enterprise Radio. The slogan on the back of every book is, “Finding fun in facing your fears”.
- What is Fobie Friends?
- What inspired you to write your first children’s book?
- Please describe the first three books in your series.
- Do you feel the books come from practical advice you give your own children?
- What is some advice you can give to people who may want to write a children’s book but are not sure how to start out?
- Where do you see Fobie Friends a year from now?
Brian Miller is the principal and co-founder of Fobie Friends, a toy line that children use bouncy rhyme and vibrant illustrations as guidance for facing common fears. Brian and team believes that a child’s imagination can be a powerful tool for problem solving and building self-efficacy.
Brian and his wife Leslie, are a husband and wife team with combined backgrounds in teaching, music, psychology, and business. Brian is an experienced speaker and lecturer in business and public administration. As a child advocate and lecturer on children’s issues, he is currently lecturing in the Business Schools of Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University. He has an MBA with Master’s in Supply Chain Management and is bilingual (English/Spanish) and is able to relate to all levels of employees, management and clientele.