Sheila Cain

Freelance writer and editor

Seattle, Washington

Sheila Cain

Seattle-based technical and creative writer


Making the Most of Your Green Tomato Harvest

Timing is everything when planting tomatoes – especially here in the Pacific Northwest.
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Shaking up the space where technology and language meet

As a child in the late 70s and early 80s, Kieran Snyder was learning to code while learning to read.
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Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu leads the way by putting others first

Growing up in a working-class family on the south side of Chicago, Mary Yu never expected to go to college.
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Rex Hohlbein: Helping Seattle’s poorest rebuild

Rex Hohlbein had been designing high-end homes for two decades when the architect moved his offices to Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood.
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A Game Plan for Spoiling Your Dog

I used to think my dog, Penny, was a pretty lucky pooch. Then I met Shaker.
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Delbert Richardson — Courage in Culture

When Richardson was born, his father took one look at his skin and asked Richardson’s mother, “Is that the best you can do?”
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5 Fall Apples You’ve Never Heard Of

Used to be, apple aficionados had few choices if they were looking for ways to keep the doctor away.
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Her passion for equality lifts Seattle's LGBTQ business community

Throughout her career, Chernin, now the CEO of the GSBA, has been an advocate for the underrepresented.
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Justice for children fuels this former judge

Crosscut Courage Award winner Bobbe Bridge has spent a lifetime advocating for youth.
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Get Started With Zero-Waste Food Shopping

When I head to the grocery store, I often look like I’m going rather than coming.
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Foodie Souvenirs: Seattle

Every great vacation deserves an equally amazing souvenir as a token of memories made.
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How a friendship changed the way Washington treats addiction

Doctors said her best friend would die. Lauren Davis wasn’t buying it. A remarkable story ensued.
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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.