The myth is that the strangeness of On the Road comes from an off-the-cuff American style of “automatic writing.”
Rather than retreat, she seduced him by falling into a trance and pretending to succumb to a bout of automatic writing.
The doctor's daughter, about fifteen years old, could do automatic writing.
"Table Rapping and automatic writing" answers the questions.
No spelling out of signals nor automatic writing was employed, but word of mouth.
I do automatic writing every evening, unless I am really tired—because its no use then, is it?
Syllables are also often misplaced in Mrs Piper's automatic writing; thus hospital may be written hostipal.
People who resort to mediums and the automatic writing craze are beyond me: though the temptation I understand.
automatic writing frequently exhibits indications of telepathy.
Therefore, I only give it as a specimen of the facts which may be obtained with automatic writing.