-- Milos Forman
Available Now: Playwriting Seminars 2.0
The revised and expanded e-book edition.
Here's the full Table of Contents and ordering link for the new edition.
Here's the annotated version -- with the playwright's dialogue -- of the introduction and clarification of the Suspense Plot from CAT ON A HOT TIN
Inciting Incident introduces Suspense Plot
MARGARET ... -- Of course it's comical but it's also disgusting since it's so obvious what they're up to!
Clarifying Suspense Plot
BRICK (Without interest) What are they up to, Maggie? MARGARET Why, you know what they're up to! BRICK No, I don't know what they're up to. (He stands there in the bathroom doorway drying his hair ....)
Suspense Plot clarified
MARGARET I'll tell you what they're up to, boy of mine! -- They're up to cutting you out of your father's estate, and -- (She freezes momentarily before her next remark. ...)