Basic functions appear to work.
What does not
The drop-down menu appears choppy on my machine, but that may be my problem.
What was not tested
Pretty much everything.
wine daily git used: wine-1.1.5-207-gc425c8a
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 28 2008||1.0-rc5||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Susan Cragin|
The program appears to install and run pretty well provided you install it with:
winetricks vb6run mfc40
See bug 15428 for other information.
Writers Blocks is now at verison 5 and has a free trial. I haven't used the software in years, but at least you can test it on a wineprefix before buying it.