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Janelle was born on January 19 and raised in Southern California. She started writing in the fourth grade, but began writing "Follow" her sophomore year of high school. She considers herself a "writer" rather than an "author" because the word "author" implies that she only writes books. However, she says she tries her hand at every form of writing when she can. She lives in Costa Mesa, California and aspires to someday become a Screenwriter for Hollywood.



Authors: C.S. Lewis, Edgar Allan Poe

Bands: Flyleaf, Linkin Park, Red

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg

Actors: Johnny Depp, Robert Downy Jr.

Actresses: Scarlett Johansson, Grace Kelly

TV Shows: Once Upon a Time, Frasier

Movies: Coraline, Sweeney Todd, Sherlock Holmes

Books: "The Lunar Chronicles" by Marissa Meyer

Hobbies: Writing, Arts&Crafts

Obsessions: Starbucks and Disney

Fun Facts:


o Buchmiller means “Bookmaker” in German.

o She proudly shares the same birthday as Edgar Allan Poe.

She published her first book at the age of 21, the same age as Charles Dickens when he published his first story.

The "D" stands for Danae, who is the mother of the Greek demigod, Perseus, which also happens to be Janelle's favorite Greek Mythology story

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