Sheila Cain

Writer and editor

Seattle, Washington

Sheila Cain

Seattle-based technical and creative writer


El Rio Health serves clients securely with cloud-based tools

As cybersecurity threats multiplied, so did the number of products developed to manage those threats.
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The New York Foundling streamlines case manager documentation with Azure Bot Service

Organization leaders at The New York Foundling, created a streamlined data entry app using Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Teams.
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A creative approach to rural, community health care

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta’s only full-service health care center is in Bethel, and most of those living in the villages have difficulty reaching it.
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4 Ways to (Maybe) Connect With Teens During the Pandemic

If you had told me a month ago that my son would show even the slightest bit of interest in participating in an all-hands housecleaning effort, I wouldn’t have believed you.
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‘We come together to do the right things’

Health plan shifts to support employees, customers through COVID-19 crisis
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Chilean nonprofit aids Santiago children

With a geotagged resource, case workers spend more time helping youth in need and less time searching for them.
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This Is the Spring Produce You’ve Been Waiting For

The beauty of living in a global marketplace is the fact that we can walk into nearly any grocery store and buy whatever fruit or vegetable we want, regardless of time of year. Looking for zucchini in April? Growers in Mexico are happy to stock our shelves. Missing those juicy Honey Crisp apples picked from eastern Washington trees last fall?
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These ARE Your Grandmother’s Beauty Products

Ask any nutritionist and they’ll tell you whole, unprocessed ingredients are the building blocks of a healthy recipe.
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Nonprofit brings disaster relief to children

To withstand sophisticated cybersecurity threats, global nonprofit Save the Children International upgraded its security organization-wide.
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Northwest Harvest is redefining food banks with new SODO market

It’s potato day at Northwest Harvest’s SODO Community Market, if the overflowing wooden bin near the store’s entrance is any indicator.
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Road Builders: Time to prepare for cold weather construction

Extreme cold weather has the potential to wreak havoc on any construction project, but this is especially true for roads.
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5 Things You Never Knew You Could Do At the Library

A Gallup poll recently counted visiting the library as the most common cultural activity Americans engage in–by far.
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Sheila Cain

I am a Seattle-based corporate and creative writer providing all types of written material for the business world. Services range from technical and feature writing to press releases and proof reading. I have more than 25 years of experience working as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor and freelance writer.

With more than seven years as the editor-in-chief of a construction trade magazine, I am well versed in the technical applications and industry-specific language associated with the architecture, engineering and construction communities.

I also have extensive experience in the technology and feature writing realm. I have written dozens of sponsored content stories as well as lifestyle pieces for a variety of local and national publications.