Hi @Loktofeit @VirtualNomad, my issue is resolved thanks to your suggestions. I had nearly given up. The issue was simply the name itself.
While apps of the same name were not found on GooglePlay, iOS, or Amazon, there were apps named "UFO Blaster" on alternative .apk marketplaces
So ... good news... there's a new version of my application named "UFO X-Ray" published this morning to the Amazon store
. I could not be happier.
There's still small issues with an image on the store.... but the app is LIVE .
@APP GAME KIT..... you are amazing. Confirming for you that a moron like myself is able to create and publish an app. LOL
thanks a ton everyone for your help. now on to figure out how to get anyone to notice the app.