We have had a Writing Spider living beside our garage for a couple of weeks now. She is a fairly good size for a spider and I refer to it as a, "she", due to her size. The males are known to be a bit smaller. I have tried to photograph her several times lately. Whenever I get a tad too close, for her comfort, she literally runs along this piece of web to the top of the garage.
Folklore refers to her as a Writing Spider. If you speak your name to her and she writes it in her web, then you will surely die.
She is also known as a Writing Spider due to the erratic linear web lines. Her design suggests the shape of a written word.