January 2016

Track Anything with Custom Types and Fields

You know what the problem is with novel organizers? They let you track characters and scenes and such but they don’t let you track magic spells. Or starships. Or whatever else is important to you. I’m pleased to say that this problem is solved in Hiveword. You can now track anything you want in Hiveword. Spells and starships, sure, but you can also track political parties, countries, warring clans, fancy hats, guilds, ice cream, monsters, books, weapons, etc. You can even track intangible things such as writing prompts or notes for key plot points. What you track depends on your needs and creativity. In Hiveword parlance each thing is called a… Read More »Track Anything with Custom Types and Fields

Updates: Sorting stories and naming characters

Many folks have asked for the ability to sort stories and to refer to characters by something other then first names. These changes are available now. First, story sorting… Stories used to be presented in alphabetical order. This is perfect until it’s not. 😉 For example, folks might want to group a novel series together, put their most recent work at the top, etc. To allow for diverse story sorting needs you can now manually sort your stories in the same way that you would sort scenes or characters. Simply use the Sort button on the Dashboard (aka story list) and you’ll be on your way to ordering your stories as… Read More »Updates: Sorting stories and naming characters