March 2017

New content for Knockout Novel

Just a quick update for Knockout Novel customers… James Scott Bell and I added some bonus content to Knockout Novel. Specifically, it’s a plot breakdown of “To Kill a Mockingbird” with scene summaries and annotations highlighting Jim’s various structure mileposts. It serves as a concrete example of using the various plot points from a well-known story. To see it, log in to Hiveword and pull up the Knockout Novel module for a story. Then, under the “Quick Jump” navigation section, click the last entry called “Sample plot breakdown.” We hope you find this new content useful!

Website Redesign and New Features

Hiveword has a new website today. It feels so good saying that because it’s been a LONG time coming. As a bonus, there are also some new features! As for the old design… Well, I guess it wasn’t really a design at all. And boy was it ugly. It didn’t convey that Hiveword is actually a suite of tools for writers with a novel planner, a module of expert guidance from a writing coach, and a repository of great articles on writing captured from around the web. But the best part about the new design is that your eyes probably won’t bleed with the new look. It is MUCH prettier… Read More »Website Redesign and New Features