When writing a story, I find myself using 'as' and 'while' a lot and I feel as though using these two words so often cheapens my work. It could very well be that I'm overthinking this to death but I can't help but to wonder if I'm lacking creativity when describing a person doing something. What do you guys think? Here's a couple of examples from a piece I'm working on. Sorry if this is in the wrong section! She rolled her eyes as she quickened her pace towards the restaurant with the name spelled out in Broadway lights that were reflected in the floor to ceiling windows of the building they belonged to. She crossed her arms as she looked around the crowd for the tall, dark haired man she was supposed to meet. Sebastian tapped his fingers on the table while watching Josh nurse his tea quietly.