"i’m a writer" is always a great excuse
"why are you researching Aztec culture" I’m a writer
"why are you searching poisonous flowers" I’m a writer
"why is there a dead body in your attic" i’m a writer
yeah god forbid you follow your natural curiosity without some self-serving mass-marketed artifice
yes that is the reason why there is a dead body in my attic. natural curiosity.