Let's say you are talented. You have:
an imagination that can dream up fascinating characters and stories to put them in.
the language ability to create sentences and imagery that flow and evoke.
ability to spin a tale, to string together events that compel interest.
So far so good. Now you've got to pull all that together and put it on the page. So you just write, right? Follow your instincts. You're an artist, after all.
I don't think so.
This article has a list of books that focus on the craft of storytelling.