prodftpd permissions issue

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Please excuse my relative lack of knowledge on this subject. I'm very new to Linux server administration. I'm trying to get an FTP server up and running using Debian stable. I'm using proftpd in Standalone mode. The machine has a few users (myself and a friend of mine who helped get everything up and running, plus "www" for misc. web files and processes). Using Filezilla on my laptop, attempting to connect with my username and password on port 21, I can see the files and dirs in my /home/~username directory. However, attempting to manipulate them in any way (creating directories a (HowTos)