If you read her post, you'll find that even though she thought Kat wouldn't have commercial appeal, she still went back to it a year after writing this first draft because it was something she loved and could not give it up. I admire that in anyone and especially in writers since I feel the same way about my own work. I asked Stephanie what she did with her year off and ended up getting some priceless writing advice and encouragement.
I kept trying to write more "commercial" (I thought!) novels, dark adult