Lou Cameron was an American novelist and a comic book creator. The film to book adaptations he wrote include None But the Brave starring Frank Sinatra, California Split, Sky Riders starring James Coburn, and the award winning CBS miniseries How the West Was Won, collaborating with Louis L'Amour.
He created the character LONGARM under the housename "Tabor Evans" and wrote at least 52 of the more-than-400 books in the series. He wrote the RENEGADE series as "Ramsay Thorne", and the STRINGER series under his own name. He has received awards such as the Golden Spur for his Western writings.