See More →It’s a chore to write and a challenge to nail a cover letter. Writing a cover letter is, scientifically speaking*, the hardest and most annoying part of the job application process. AdvertisementI’d rather pick lint off of a sweater, watch The Crown, or get into distance running than write a cover letter. Obviously we don’t have the secret formula for falling in love with the cover letter as a form (and if you do—my DMs are open!). But there are some specific reasons why you might loathe the cover letter process so much, and a few tricks to get yourself writing anyway.