Essay: If We Had No Moon
I found this essay, If We Had No Moon.
It gets into the details of how volcanism and tectonics are driven by the moon, and what a moonless world might be like. Useful information for world-building...
Good article. You might be interested in reading "The Tragedy of the Moon" by Isaac Asimov. It's a collection of essays. The first one is the downside of having the moon, the second talks about the benefits. Here are some excerpts from the latter: