Only Child

Chuckry Vengadam
Oops–I accidentally infused the mundane with imagination!
Created 11 Jun 2019
  • A Q&A About Friendship, Pt. 2
    04 Oct 2021 • 18 min read • 1 0
    Hi again! It’s only been a week since my last post, but I decided to split that one up into two parts since it got super long. Because of that, my next post after this will come out in two weeks (Octo...
  • A Q&A About Friendship
    27 Sep 2021 • 13 min read • 2 0
    Sup friends! Last week, I wrote about being ready to accept yourself, in my case through rediscovering my love for Tamil music. This week, I’m excited to say that I have a guest. My good friend and fe...
  • Being Ready to Accept Yourself (and a soft relaunch!) 🕊
    13 Sep 2021 • 13 min read • 6 5
    Only Child is a free Monday newsletter. I’ve just set up a Patreon (more below), so consider supporting it financially if you love it! I’d like to avoid ads and sponsors, and I encourage people to sup...
  • What's To Come 🔮
    06 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 1
    Sup! I missed you guys. The survey results are in, and I’ve got some updates for y’all. Thank you to those of you who filled out survey: your feedback is super valuable!!! Know that if you volunteered...
  • A 2-Year Survey For This Newsletter 📝
    24 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Hey y’all! If you’re receiving this email, I would like to issue you a very very warm THANK YOU from the bottom of my soul. This newsletter started off as nothing more than a silly side project a litt...
  • Editing: My Writing, and This Newsletter📰
    02 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 1 3
    Hi everyone! Hope y’all are good. I’ve got a small announcement to make. For the past few weeks, I’ve been focused on editing some of my short stories and essays so I can submit them for publication. ...
  • A Very Short Story About Grip Strength 🧗🏻‍♂️
    19 Jul 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Welcome to Only Child, where we regularly take 2 minutes of silence to observe the noon aides that supported us through our youth. the noon aide we need but don’t deserve (image from California Federa...
  • Bouncing And Bouncing And Bouncing 🤾🏽‍♂️
    06 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    Welcome to Only Child! Any time someone subscribes to this newsletter When you enter a trampoline park, they give you these bright green socks with gooey rubber treads on the bottom so your feet stick...
  • We Conquered The Murky Bayou of NOLA 🦎
    21 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Welcome to Only Child! Exclusive photo of John Mayer circa 2003 performing Come Back To Bed at small venue Two weekends ago, I was in New Orleans visiting some friends. It’s a beautiful, friendly, unp...
  • A Quick Appreciation of Summer☀️
    07 Jun 2021 • 1 min read • 2 2
    Welcome to Only Child! Today’s gonna be a shorter one. Hope you’re enjoying the start of summer. This past weekend has mostly come out of a whirring fan. Everywhere I go, I hear the sound of moving ai...
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