Then join the ranks of the millions and millions of writers out there. Don’t be scared, becoming a successful screenwriter is slightly easier than winning the lottery.
One thing you can do right now is head over to Slant Magazine’s House Next Door section and start reading Tom Stempel’s Understanding Screenwriting columns. There are loads of books on screenwriting you can buy and websites you can read right away. Stempel’s columns are great place to start for aspiring screenwriters and moviegoers who simply want to learn more about storytelling. Stempel has also written several books, with Understanding Screenwriting: Learning From Good, Not-Quite-So-Good and Bad Screenplays being a favorite.