Novelist! Olive M Young author of Disaster Strikes Olive Margarett Young Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada , May, 2009 – born in Newfoundland, Canada, Olive (Author of Disaster Strikes) is the fourth oldest of her siblings. A single parent for many years, she has a 27 year old son Michael A Stephen. She is now residing in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Her love for writing stories comes naturally. Olive loves to read a variety of materials.