The Monetary Value of ELT Authors

The world of ELT is becoming digital, and the age of the writer is over – or so we’re told. But is it? Steve Elsworth argues that publishers want to produce content on their own, but they don’t have the wherewithal. Will the future be the province of Boys With Toys? Will creativity be stifled by the Dead Hand of Publishing? And where is the small mammal that will revolutionise the teaching of ELT?