Sheila Cain

Writer and editor

Seattle, Washington

Sheila Cain

Seattle-based technical and creative writer


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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‘We come together to do the right things’

Health plan shifts to support employees, customers through COVID-19 crisis
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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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For young people on the streets, Cocoon House provides a refuge

When Lux Howard came out to his mother seven years ago, his mother laughed in his face. Only 14 at the time and living in Upstate New York, Howard didn’t have the life skills or language to adequately communicate what he was experiencing: discomfort in a female body, an attraction to boys and girls, and a general disconnect with his peers.
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How a team of caregivers tamed a mysterious disease

Bella was 10 and vacationing with her family when she experienced a strange tingling in her lips.
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Cruise terminals spark clean energy projects

When the Port of Seattle kicked off plans to develop a new cruise ship facility on the Seattle waterfront, it was faced with a challenge.
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“Blue Carbon” Project Puts Sea Life to Work

Located in Elliott Bay between Terminal 91 and Elliott Bay Marina, the Port of Seattle’s Smith Cove is a busy place.
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Tackling student absenteeism one child at a time

The eviction notice couldn’t have come at a worse time for Faith Knighten.
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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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How a heart attack saved a man’s life

William received emergency treatment at Harborview Medical Center, where staff connected him with Plymouth Housing.
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How one army vet is helping fellow soldiers cope with pain

Veteran Michael Lui is no stranger to pain, yet he knows his suffering is minor compared to that of other military veterans who face ongoing, debilitating pain from injuries suffered during their tours of duty.
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Cancer hits home for Mariners broadcaster – but doesn’t win

As a child, Mentink was an avid baseball fan and dreamed of growing up to become a professional baseball player.
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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.