This is great camping or late night entertainer. Write with your headlamp, flashlight, or sparklers.
Place camera on nearby, steady object, try a picnic table or treestump
Set on low ISO like 200 or 100. This slows down the shutter speed giving you extra time for spelling.
Use a fairly open aperture, something like a 4.0-6.3.
Set self timer and run
Spell your word. Keep in mind the word will seem to you, the writer, backwards. But it will be right in the camera.
It takes some trial and error. Even for us college grads.
It can be fun trying to guess what someone just wrote.
When you’re sick of spelling try tic-tac-toe or drawing
Fun words to try: