Born in Fåvang, Norway on 1 March 1968, Mytting made his literary debut in 2006 with the novel Hestekrefter, where focus partly is on cars. His next novel, Vårofferet from 2010, centers around life as a soldier and military equipment. His non-fiction book Hel ved from 2011 was his breakthrough internationally. He has further issued the historical novels Søsterklokkene (2018), Hekneveven (2020) and Skråpånatta (2023)---the three of which comprise the "Hekne" series of books.
- Feb. 29, 1968