Dorlon L. Pond Jr., a member of the Henderson Writers Group is from Mohawk, a small village in upstate New York. An ad in a Las Vegas, Nevada newspaper prompted him to talk to a casting director. He had an idea for a movie script entitled, "LADYHAWKS." He wrote three more scripts then wrote his novel entitled, "SHE WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND" about an African-American woman who starts life in poverty and abuse. She becomes rich and famous. Since then he's written ten short stories one of which has been published.